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Maurice Isserman
Isserman Discusses Forthcoming Book

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, discussed his forthcoming book, Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering (W.W. Norton & Co, 2016), on Feb. 5 at the University of California Santa Barbara.  More ...

Leigh Gialanella '15 at the Oneida Community Mansion House.
Hamilton Debuts Oneida Community Digital Library

Initiated following her junior year, Leigh Gialanella’s Emerson Grant-funded summer project resulted in more than the usual final paper and presentation. Under the continuing guidance of Special Collections and Archives Director and Curator Christian Goodwillie, Gialanella ’15 has created an interactive website featuring the Oneida Community’s library, received the Communal Studies Association's Starting Scholar Award for her senior thesis, and begun a master’s degree at the University of Michigan in a tailored track that will lead to a career in digital libraries, digital archives, and/or digital asset management.  More ...

Joseph Taylor
Prize-winning Author to Discuss Climbing Yosemite

Joseph Taylor, author of Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbing and Modern Environmental Cultures, will present a lecture on climbing Yosemite titled “The Dawn Wall and the Golden Ages of Yosemite,” on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium, Taylor Science Center. The lecture is sponsored by the History Department and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Fifth Edition of Isserman’s America Divided Published

The fifth edition of America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, co-authored by Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, was recently published by Oxford University Press.  More ...

Four Promoted to Professor

Hamilton College Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds announced the promotion of four Hamilton faculty members to the rank of professor. Brian Collett, physics; Heather Merrill, Africana studies; Cheryl Morgan, French; and Lisa Trivedi, history, were promoted effective Oct. 3.  More ...

"Continental Divide - A History of American Mountaineering" by Maurice Isserman
Alpinist Magazine Publishes Isserman Article

An article titled “Good Tidings, Strenuous Life” by Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman appeared in the fall 2015 issue of the Alpinist magazine. The piece is a precursor to the release of Continental Divide – A History of American Mountaineering in April 2016 (W.W. Norton & Company) by Isserman.  More ...

Lisa Trivedi
ASIANetwork Exchange Joins OLH

ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal of Asian Studies for the Liberal Arts, co-edited by Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi, is now available through the Open Library of the Humanities (OHL). Trivedi co-edits the semi-annual, double-blind peer reviewed journal with Erin McCarthy of St. Lawrence University.  More ...

Lisa Trivedi
Trivedi Presents at World Economic History Congress

Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi traveled to Kyoto, Japan, to present a paper at the 17th World Economic History Congress.  Her paper "A Swadeshi Economy: catalogues, shops, and depots" addressed the various ways in which a movement often characterized as anti-capitalist and anti-modern made effective use of new technologies and innovative marketing strategies to promote khadi, or handspun hand-woven cloth.  More ...

Shoshana Keller
Keller Publishes Article

Professor of History Shoshana Keller has published “The Puzzle of Manual Harvest in Uzbekistan: Economics, Status and Labour in the Khrushchev Era,” in Central Asian Survey Vol. 34, No. 3(Summer 2015): 296–309. The article deals with the economic and cultural roots of Uzbekistan’s practice of forcing hundreds of thousands of children every year to harvest cotton by hand.  More ...

Leigh Gialanella '15 at the Oneida Community Mansion House.
Leigh Gialanella ’15 Continues on Path That Began in Hamilton's Archives

Leigh Gialanella ’15 will be continuing along the path that she started at Hamilton by pursuing master’s degrees at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor this fall. Gialanella, a history major with dual Hispanic studies and anthropology minors, hopes through her studies to specialize in Archives and Records Management (ARM) and Preservation of Information (PI).  More ...

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