History News and Events

Cate Anderson

History Student Cate Anderson Named Peace Scholar

Luther College junior Cate Anderson and sophomore Maggie Steinberg have been selected as Peace Scholars for the 2013-14 academic year. The pair will spend seven weeks this summer studying peace and conflict resolution in Lillehammer and Oslo, Norway. Anderson is also the recipient of this year's Charles Norby Scholarship.

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Chelsea Tegels

Chelsea Tegels Wins Best Undergraduate Paper

Chelsea Tegels, president of Phi Alpha Theta, presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference in Omaha, Nebraska on March 7-10, 2013. After giving her paper, entitled "Louis-Philippe's Impartiality in Fragmented Paris, 1832," she was pleased to learn that she had been awarded the "Best Undergrad Paper." Congratulations Chelsea!

Her paper examined the following:

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Historian's Workshop attendees

Historian's Workshop 3--Senior Papers

The Third Historian's Workshop of the semester will take place Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 PM in Koren 216, 217, 218.  Students will present their senior papers, followed by a time for questions. Come support your fellow students!

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Richard Mtisi Presented Historian's Workshop talk 7

Richard Mtisi Presented Historian's Workshop talk

Richard Mtisi presented the second historian's workshop of the semester on April 4, 2013.  His talk was entitled, "'They Promised that Game Fences Would be Torn Down': Nationalist Politics and Contested Control of Natural Resources in Southeastern Zimbabwe, 1960s-1970s.”  This study is one part of Dr. Mtisi’s larger project on the environmental history of Southeastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

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Richard Mtisi

Richard Mtisi receives tenure

Richard Mtisi, professor of History and Africana Studies, received the exciting news of his tenure during Spring 2013. Visit his webpage for more information about this valuable member of our department.

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