Brian Caton describes his Fall 2012 sabbatical research on animals in India in his latest essay, published in the Fall 2013 edition of Agora: Luther College in Conversation. It is entitled, "The Invisible Animal and the Visible Institution: The Government Cattle Farm, Hissar, 1800-1845."
On Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00pm in Koren 218, Matthew Jaronik will present his senior project, a teaching portfolio on "British Expansion and Colonialism". Matt is a Plan 2 major from Wasilla, AK, and is scheduled to do his student teaching in Spring 2014.
Professor Richard Mtisi will present his paper, "'They promised that the fences would be torn down' Nationalist Politics and the Struggle over Natural Resources in Southeastern Zimbabwe, 1960s-1970s" at Macalester College Monday, December 2.
Assistant Professor Anna Peterson will be traveling to Chicago this week to present a paper at the annual meeting of the Social Science History Association.
Three History faculty participated in Luther's First Annual Faculty Research Symposium.
Come and listen to a new member of the history department, Anna Peterson, give a talk about her experiences researching the development of maternity legislation in Norway on Tuesday November 5 at 6 pm in Koren 217.
Visiting Assistant Professor Lauren Kientz Anderson will be traveling to New Haven, CT this weekend to deliver a paper entitled "Interracialism and Black Political Thought in the Interwar Era"
Ten new students joined Phi Alpha Theta this semester and received the symbol of the organization, the red rose, to commemorate the occasion. (Three new members were unable to attend).
Don't miss the upcoming history picnic for all faculty, majors and minors! You're invited to a picnic with the History Dept. faculty on Tuesday, Sept. 17th - 5:30pm at Phelps Park - Whalen Cabin. Note: For those of you that have a board plan, your evening meal will be used for the picnic, if you are attending. Please RSVP by Thursday, Sept. 12th. Contact Heather Frey.
Emily England, junior history major and museum studies minor, has nicely provided a "what I did for my summer vacation" report. We can only hope all history majors find such fun to do in Decorah!
Callie Mabry has just returned from the hot desert winds of Tucson, Arizona and has this report on her experience at the Udall scholar orientation (see the original story about her selection here).