- In addition to leading the AHA's official Getting Started in Digital History Workshop for the fifth year, Kalani Craig presented a paper entitled "Modeling Memories of Conflict: Understanding Memory and Space in Medieval Biography Using Corpus Linguistics and Network Analysis" at the January 2018 annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington DC. She was also a panel member in a roundtable discussion sponsored by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University entitled "Arguing with Digital History: A Roundtable on Using Digital History to Make Arguments for Academic Audiences," which focused on a new white paper she collaborated on with 25 other historians. The white paper is available at https://rrchnm.org/argument-white-paper/.
- Ed Linenthal was invited for a presentation and conversation on public history at the Kettering Foundation in Dayton, Ohio, on December 13, 2017. His essay, "Public History and the Challenge of Commemoration" was published in Bob Beatty, ed., An American Association for State and Local History Guide to Making Public History, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. Linenthal will chair the college's Themester Committee for 2019, "Remembering and Forgetting."
- Ellen Wu was awarded a 2018 New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship grant for her project "Overrepresented: Asian Americans in the Age of Affirmative Action." Research from her book The Color of Success was highlighted in New York Times Sunday Review section on January 7.
- Mirjam Zadoff's book Werner Scholem. A German Life was published with Penn Press last week.
Each Friday during the academic year, we update our department newsletter. Current students, alumni, faculty and staff can contribute news, announcements and upcoming on-campus events by sending email to Deana Hutchins. The deadline each week is Thursday at noon.
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