Chronicle of Higher Ed Essay Includes Event Reflections
August 10, 2009
Book "Chronicles the Great Climbs and Does It Superbly"
July 22, 2009
Fallen Giants - A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
by Maurice Isserman, the James L. Ferguson Professor of History, and University of Rochester Professor Stewart Weaver was reviewed
in the July 17 issue of Commonweal
, the independent journal of opinion edited and managed by lay Catholics. More ...
June 29, 2009
"By all means; beg, buy or steal Fallen Giants
," begins a recent review of Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes,
co-authored by James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman and University of Rochester Professor of History Stewart Weaver. More ...
June 22, 2009
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the publishing of Michael Harrington's article "Our Fifty Million Poor" in Commentary
magazine (a liberal journal of the time), James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman wrote an essay titled "Michael Harrington: Warrior on Poverty"
about Harrington and his essay for The New York Times Sunday Book Review
. More ...
June 17, 2009
"Getting High on the Himalayas,"
a review of Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
published in The New York Review of Books
, declared the book an "authentic history" and "a big book in every sense." The book is co-authored by James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman and University of Rochester Professor of History Stewart Weaver. More ...
June 12, 2009
Maurice Isserman, the James L. Ferguson Professor of History, penned an in-depth review of Che's Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image
by Michael Casey in the June 10 issue of The Nation
. In the article, titled "Afterimages,"
Isserman examines the life of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the "Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary comandante turned itinerant guerrilla" and Casey's analysis of "the head-and-shoulders portrait of a bearded, longhaired, 31-year-old Che, wearing a bomber jacket and his trademark beret emblazoned with the comandante star." More ...
June 8, 2009
An opinion piece written by the James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman titled "'Pro-life' killer destroys another human life"
was published in the Sunday, June 7, edition of The Observer-Dispatch. He discussed the murder of Dr. George Tiller, a physician who performed abortions, by Scott Roeder, an anti-abortion activist. More ...
May 8, 2009
Four members of the Hamilton faculty were recognized for their research and creative successes through the Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards at Class & Charter Day on Friday, May 8. The Awards were instituted in three categories by Dean of Faculty Joe Urgo in 2008. More ...
January 19, 2009
"The face of America today is the face of Barack Obama, an epochal change, whatever happens in the next four or eight years of an Obama administration," said Maurice Isserman, James L. Ferguson Professor of History, in an article appearing in the Monday, Jan. 19, edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution
. More ...