December 12, 2022
Student and Alumni NewsPhD candidate and Visiting Assistant Professor at Oregon State University Kelly Bosworth will be performing multiple programs of American folk and popular music at the opening gala of the Smithsonian Institution’s new permanent exhibit at the National Museum of American History in DC “Entertainment Nation”/”Nación del Espectáculo” in mid-December. “Entertainment Nation”/”Nación del Espectáculo”: https://americanhistory.si.edu/exhibitions/entertainment-nation
Recent PhD graduate, Szabolcs László, gave an interview about his dissertation research to Civil Radio, and independent Hungarian radio station. The interview was part of the radio’s ongoing series focusing on the history of Hungarian-American relations.Faculty News
On November 29, Mark Roseman gave a (virtual) public lecture “A Meeting About Mass Murder: Making Sense of the Wannsee Conference,” a public lecture co-organized by UC San Diego and the Pacific Office of the German Historical Institute Washington. The lecture had been due to be held in person, but the graduate strike in the UC system meant that it moved online. On December 1 he gave the (virtual) public lecture “Ordinary Monsters. The Holocaust and the puzzle of perpetration”, as the Annual 1939 Society Lecture in Holocaust Studies, UCLA, accessible here . This had been due to be given in Fall 2021 but was delayed by Covid. It too was supposed to take place in person, but again the graduate strike prevented this.
The Chinese version of Fei-Hsien Wang’s book Pirates and Publishers was one of the winners of Taiwan’s OpenBook Books of the Year (translation category.) The Chinese version was published this summer by Taiwan Commercial Press. Earlier during the American Society for Legal HistoryAnnual Meeting in November, she also participated in the panel entitled “Authors Meet Readers: Legal Modernization in Early Twentieth Century China,” which is devoting to her book.