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Eldevik Presents Paper at Medieval Congress

Associate Professor of History John Eldevik recently presented a paper, "Apostolic Fantasies: The Report of Patriarch John, Calixtus II, and Dreams of Reform in the 12th Century," at the International Medieval Congress, July 6-9, in Leeds, England.  More ...

Mariel Radek '16
Mariel Radek ’16 Explores Position of Women in Franco's Nationalist Spain

Mariel Radek ’16 is pursuing research this summer through an Emerson Foundation grant exploring the socio-political position of women in Francisco Franco’s Nationalist Spain. Radek’s research, under the advisement of Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi, is delving into the role of the Feminine Section (La sección femenina), and its leader Pilar Primo de Rivera in forwarding an unusually progressive agenda during the largely conservative reign of the Francoists.  More ...

Thomas Wilson
Wilson Presents Talk, Leads Workshop in Germany

Thomas Wilson, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of History, presented a talk titled "God and Ritual Governance in Late Imperial China” at the Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin in May. He also led a graduate workshop titled “Temporalizing the Modern: Formulating an Analytics of Governance."  More ...

Six Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Six Hamilton faculty members were approved for tenure by the College’s Board of Trustees during a recent meeting. The board granted tenure to Emily Conover, economics, Andrew Dykstra, mathematics, John Eldevik, history, Nathan Goodale, anthropology, Adam Van Wynsberghe, chemistry, and Zhuoyi Wang, East Asian languages and literatures. The tenures are effective July 1. With the granting of tenure comes the title of associate professor.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Presents at Mountain Studies Conference

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of History, presented a paper titled “Purple Mountain Majesties” on May 6 at Thinking Mountains 2015, an interdisciplinary mountain studies conference sponsored by the University of Alberta. This year’s conference was held in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.  More ...

Professors Naomi Guttman, Doran Larson, Tom Jones and Lisa Trivedi.
Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards Presented to Five at Class & Charter Day

Five Hamilton faculty members were recognized for their research and creative successes with the Dean’s Scholarly Achievement Awards, presented by Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds on Class & Charter Day on May 11. The awards recognize individual accomplishment but reflect a richness and depth of scholarship and creative activity across the entire faculty.  More ...

New York Times Publishes Isserman Review

“A true-crime narrative, in the tradition of ‘Helter Skelter,’” is how Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, described Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence in The New York Times Sunday Book Review section on May 3. Summarizing the book’s focus, he wrote, “What is new and valuable in 'Days of Rage' is the comprehensive overview it provides of the violence perpetrated by would-be revolutionary vanguards from the end of the 1960s through the mid-1980s, ...”  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman a Discussant at Berlin Colloquium

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, was an invited participant/discussant at the 19th Berlin Colloquium on Contemporary History April 23-25 at the European Academy Berlin in Germany.  More ...

Thomas Wilson
Wilson Discusses Conceptions of Heaven and God

Thomas Wilson, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of History, presented a talk on conceptions of heaven and god in Confucian ritual discourse on April 17 at the University of Rochester.  More ...

Hamilton community members process to the College cemetery to lay a wreath in honor of Hamilton's Civil War dead.
Hamilton Honors Its Civil War Dead on 150th Anniversary of War's End

Bells in municipal towers and religious buildings – including Hamilton’s chapel bell – rang across the country on April 9 at 3:15 p.m. to commemorate the time 150 years ago when Generals Grant and Lee exited the Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia bringing the Civil War to an end.  More ...

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