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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 ...

Historian Eric Foner
Lincoln Historian Eric Foner Details 16th President's Views on Slavery

Columbia University historian, professor and author Eric Foner visited Hamilton on Nov. 15  to discuss Abraham Lincoln's atttitudes toward slavery as detailed in his 2010 book The Fiery Trial.  More ...

Eric Foner
Preeminent Civil War Historian Eric Foner to Discuss The Fiery Trial

Columbia University Professor Eric Foner, preeminent historian of the Civil War era, will discuss his latest book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, K.J.  Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University and specializes in the Civil War and Reconstruction, slavery and 19th century America.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Wade Davis
Explorer Wade Davis Lecture Postponed

The Nov. 13 lecture by author and explorer Wade Davis has been postponed due to circumstances beyond his control.  Davis is an explorer-in-residence for the National Geographic Society, which has named him as one of the Explorers of the Millennium. The possibility of rescheduling the event is yet to be determined.  More ...

Brian Levin-Stankevich '72
Brian Levin-Stankevich '72 Inaugurated President of Westminster College

Brian Levin-Stankevich ’72  was inaugurated the 17th president of Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah) on Oct. 20.  The Buffalo, N.Y., native served as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire from 2006 to 2012, before becoming president of Westminster.  He has also held positions at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), Florida Atlantic University and Eastern Washington University.  More ...

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