Faculty in the News

January 3 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/01/03/what-japan-can-teach-us-about-the-future-of-the-nationalism/?utm_term=.266c9a141665
December 13 2017
The history department is proud that Nate Plageman is among the 2018 winners of an NEH fellowship for his book project, State Planning and City Life in Western Ghana, 1900-1970.  Congratulations Nate!
https://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2017-12-13
December 4 2017
Dr. Barry Trachtenberg was interviewed for BBC Brasil last night for a story on Trump’s pending decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel. Here's a link to the Google translation:
https://t.co/Q3UrTMrcEA
October 27 2017
http://news.wfu.edu/2017/10/30/undergraduate-research-day-2017-showcases-student-creativity/​ This is a poster of the collaboration between collaboration with Dr. Tony Parent,  Dr. Ed Allen, and Janay Williams, displayed at Undergraduate Research day Oct 27th. URECA_Final_Poster
http://news.wfu.edu/2017/10/30/undergraduate-research-day-2017-showcases-student-creativity/​
November 7 2017
Professor Barry Trachtenberg will testify to share his expertise at a hearing called “Examining Anti-Semitism on College Campuses” on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary
http://news.wfu.edu/2017/11/03/history-professor-testify-capitol-hill-antisemitism/
October 27 2017
One history student, Alex Estrada, did an oral presentation at Undergrad Research day summarizing his URECA funded project. Picture and Abstract here! abstract for research day [caption id="attachment_1198" align="alignnone" width="300"] The March[/caption]
October 27 2017
Three history students-- Brian Sebetic, Ned Gidley, and William Morgan-- presented posters summarizing their URECA summer research projects. Check out their posters here!    gidley ureca poster URECA Undergraduate Research Day PosterWilliam Morgan Poster Barbarossa Brian Sebetic
October 20 2017
Rais Rahman published op-ed in the leading Indian daily, The Indian Express, on Sayyid Ahmad Khan, a prominent 19th century social reformer and educationist whose "tireless effort to impart modern secular education and champion it for the progress and development of the Muslim community is well-known. But, there is much more than this; his life was a continuous struggle to break from the old and moribund ways for creating a pathway for the transformation of Indians as a collective community."
Read more here: http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/aligarh-muslim-university-syed-ahmad-khan-amu-founder-4898319/
http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/aligarh-muslim-university-syed-ahmad-khan-amu-founder-4898319/