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Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani
Five Ambassadors on Campus this Semester

Hamilton College has a long history of engagement in the Foreign Service  beginning with alumnus Elihu Root, class of 1864, who served as U.S. Secretary of State for four years beginning in 1905. Given this legacy, it is not surprising that one current and four former ambassadors are sharing their experiences and perspectives with the campus community this semester.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Discusses The American Left

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, presented “Heretics, Prophets, and Organizers of The American Left” on March 19 at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. His talk was part of the New Democrats’ QNDP Speaker Series.  More ...

Wilson Discusses Heaven and High God

Thomas Wilson, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of History, presented “Conceptions of Heaven and God in the Imperial Cults of China” on Feb. 11 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. His discussion focused on a cult devoted to the veneration of heaven practiced by the emperor of China and an entourage of court officials from the seventh century to the fall of imperial China in 1911.  More ...

Lisa Trivedi
Trivedi Gives Paper in New Delhi, India

Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi delivered a paper "Depicting Labour, Performing Labour: Working Women in Pranlal Patel's Jyoti Sangh Series" and Chaired a panel at a conference held at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India. Drawing upon images featured in Refocusing the Lens, a photography exhibition featured at Hamilton's Wellin Museum of Art last year, the paper explored how the working class women depicted in the Jyoti Sangh series and by the photographer in 1937 played a significant role in creating these images of their laboring bodies.  More ...

Celeste Day Moore
Moore Presents Paper at AHA Meeting

Celeste Day Moore, visiting assistant professor of history, presented a paper titled “Soundscapes of Liberation: Radio, Jazz, and the U.S. Military in Postwar France, 1944-1946" on Jan. 5 at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in New York. The panel was called "Aural Histories: Transnational Approaches to Radio in France and Beyond, 1926-1946."  More ...

Thomas Wilson
Wilson Presents Paper at American Historical Association Meeting

Thomas Wilson, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of History, presented a paper titled “The Imperial Cult of Heaven-God” on a panel at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association on Jan. 4 in New York.   More ...

Eldevik Publishes Book Review

A book review by Assistant Professor of History John Eldevik has been published by The Medieval Review, a leading online, open-source repository of scholarly reviews of new literature in medieval studies.  More ...

Lt. Colonel Eric Hannis '90 delivers a Veteran's Day talk in the Fillius Events Barn.
Lt. Colonel Eric Hannis ’90 Pays Tribute to Hamilton Veterans in Lecture

On November 11, 2013, retired Lieutenant General Josiah Bunting III gave a Veteran's Day lecture on leadership during World War II to the Hamilton community. This year's lecture was presented by Lieutenant Colonel Eric Hannis ’90.  More ...

Joseph T. Glatthaar
Forage Liberally: Union Raiding Strategy During the Civil War

Although the United States remained intact after the Civil War, animosity between northerners and southerners has never fully dissipated. Joseph Glatthaar, the Stephenson Distinguished Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, believes this can be largely attributed to the “raiding strategy” employed by the Union during the latter half of the Civil War. Glatthaar travelled to the Hill on Nov. 11 for a lecture and book-signing.  More ...

Joseph T. Glatthaar
Military Historian Will Discuss Civil War on Nov. 11

University of North Carolina historian and author Joseph T. Glatthaar will present a lecture, “The Destructive Civil War 1864-1865,” on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium of the Taylor Science Center. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will discuss the critical later years of the Civil War.  More ...

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