Student and Alumni News
Ph.D. Candidate Asher Lubotzky won the Best Paper Presented Award from Texas A&M University, for a paper he presented during their HGSO annual conference on February 19. Additionally, on February 25, Asher gave an honorarium talk at the University of Houston about the history of African-Israeli relations.
Ph.D. Candidate Sydney-Paige Patterson has been awarded a 2022-23 College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Research Fellowship.
Ph.D. Candidate Leah Valtin-Erwin has been awarded a 2022-23 College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Ph.D. Candidate Amanda Waterhouse joined the editorial team at Age of Revolutions this week. The digital journal publishes peer-reviewed research for a broad scholarly and general audience. Submit pitches here.
Lizzie Grennan Browning has accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma.
Colin Elliott was the guest on the latest episode of the Infectious Historianspodcast (https://infectioushistorians.com/2022/02/10/antonine-plague/ ). The podcast hosts are Merle Eisenberg (Oklahoma State) and Lee Mordechai (Hebrew University Jerusalem)—historians now well-known for their revisionist approach to the first bubonic plague pandemic (the Justinianic Plague). Colin, Merle and Lee talked about the Antonine plague, its effects in the Roman Empire and how the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic helped shape Colin’s next book, Pox Romana: The Antonine Plague and the End of the Roman Peace.
Mark Roseman published “A Journey to Izbica and Sobibor” in Irene Kacandes (ed.), On being adjacent to historical violence, (DeGruyter, Berlin 2021), 377-392, and “Murder’s moving target: The postwar struggle to define mass extermination” a review of A. Dirk Moses, The Problems of Genocide. Permanent security and the language of transgression, in the Times Literary Supplement, February 25, 2002, Nr 6204 https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/the-problems-of-genocide-a-dirk-moses-book-review-mark-roseman/. He gave a public lecture “Lives Reclaimed. A hidden history of helping Jews in Nazi Germany,” a virtual lecture at the Project Witness 2022 annual conference “Upstanders and Bystanders” February 20-21, 2022, https://projectwitness.org/upstanders-bystanders-educators-conference/.