Liza Black gave a talk on the Presidential Panel at the Western History Association Annual Conference entitled, “We Didn’t Mean to Die Here: Gender-Based Violence in the Midwest, the West, and the Borderlands.”
Colin Elliott’s book, Pox Romana: The Antonine Plague and the End of the Roman Peace, has been accepted for publication with Princeton University Press. Pox Romana is the first single-author monograph to cover the Antonine plague—a pandemic that affected societies in Europe, Asia and Africa in the mid-second century A.D. The book will debut in late 2023 or early 2024.
Ellen Wu presented “The First Asian American Influencers” at the Rutgers-Newark Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures (September 28) and the Conference of Ford Fellows Plenary Session (October 8). On October 10, she delivered a university wide lecture at Iowa State on Asian American history and politics.