05BF5C3D-FE25-CDD2-D0B43F36A4F6028E
15F328E9-0287-A0D8-FDE517CB347CB61F
Public Events
Public Events Calendar >>

DIRECTIONS AND COLLEGE MAP

Media Relations
315-859-4680

History  RSS Feed

71 to 80 out of 198

Maurice Isserman
Alpinist Magazine Features Isserman Story of Everest Climb

 “MAD, ILL-EQUIPPED AND ADMIRABLE: EVEREST 1962,” an article written by Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman appearing in Alpinist magazine, tells the story of an American-Swiss team of four climbers who attempted to climb Mt. Everest from the north side.  Isserman wrote about the climbers’ adventures, from their initial planning to their illegal entry into Tibet and their near-fatal accidents which ultimately caused them to turn back.  More ...

John Ragosta
New York Times Publishes Ragosta Letter

The New York Times published a letter written by Visiting Assistant Professor of History John Ragosta in response to an article that recently appeared in that paper about a new clinic at Stanford Law School enlisting students to oppose restrictions on the free expression of religion. Ragosta, who is the author of the forthcoming book, Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed, referenced the words of 18th century evangelists who played a crucial role in religious freedom’s development.  More ...

John Eldevik
Eldevik Publishes Book Review

A new book review by Assistant Professor of History John Eldevik has appeared in the most recent issue of the English Historical Review. Eldevik's review discusses "Patterns of Episcopal Power: Bishops in Tenth and Eleventh Century Western Europe," ed. Ludger Körntgen, and Dominik Wassenhoven (Berlin, 2011), a collection of scholarly essays by German and British historians on the role of bishops in early medieval politics and culture.  More ...

John Ragosta
Washington Post Features Ragosta Oped

An opinion piece titled “Something to Celebrate on Religious Freedom Day” and written by Visiting Assistant Professor of History John Ragosta appeared on the Washington Post website as well as the Religious News Service. The essay was published on Religious Freedom Day, Jan. 16, which is defined as a day to celebrate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Establishing Religious Freedom.  More ...

Wade Davis' <em>Into the Silence</em>
Explorer Wade Davis Recounts Mallory's Everest Expedition

As final exams approach, many Hamilton students are facing one last mountain of work before they can head home for the holidays. Perhaps appropriate for this season and providing a welcome break from all the studying, Hamilton welcomed prize-winning author Wade Davis on Dec. 12 to discuss his award-winning work, Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest.  More ...

Wade Davis
Explorer Wade Davis Mt. Everest Lecture Rescheduled

A lecture by prize-winning author and explorer Wade Davis has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., in Bradford Auditorium, KJ.  Davis’ illustrated lecture is titled “Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest.” Davis is an explorer-in-residence for the National Geographic Society, which has named him as one of the Explorers of the Millennium.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

John Eldevik
Eldevik Presents Research in Vienna

Assistant Professor of History John Eldevik recently presented invited papers at two venues in Vienna, Austria. The first was presented at a workshop organized by the Special Research Unit "Visions of Community" in the Austrian Academy of Sciences on Nov. 21 and he gave the second at the University of Austria on Nov. 30.  More ...

Professor Dan Chambliss encourages comment in the Great Books seminar as Joe Simonson '15 Morgan Lane '16, and Mark Parker-Magyar '15 look on.
Chambliss and Kelly Take on Great Books in Seminar

Machiavelli. Darwin. Paine. These men changed lives with their writing, affecting how millions thought about themselves and their place in the world.  Dan Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and Al Kelly, the Edgar B. Graves Professor of History, have a similar effect on the Hamilton students they teach in their Great Books seminar—albeit on a slightly smaller scale.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Publishes Review in Democratic Left

Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman recently published a review of John Nichols’ book Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, From Madison to Wall Street. “Bread and Roses - or Dust and Ashes?” appeared in the fall issue of Democratic Left magazine.  More ...

John Ragosta
Would Jefferson Have Opposed Thanksgiving?

Visiting Assistant Professor of History John Ragosta pondered the question of whether President Thomas Jefferson would have opposed the official Thanksgiving holiday in an invited column on the University of Virginia Thoughts from the Lawn blog that appeared on Nov. 5. Ragosta is the author of the forthcoming book Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed.  More ...

<<First   <Back   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13   Next>   Last>>
Cupola