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Dr. Pamela Riney-Kehrberg awarded the Agricultural History Society’s 2022 Gladys Baker Award

We are proud to announce that the Agricultural History Society’s 2022 Gladys Baker Award has been given to Dr. Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, Distinguished Professor of History. The award recognizes lifetime achievement in the field of agricultural history. It is named for Gladys Baker, who was born in rural Iowa in 1910 and educated at the University of … Continue reading Dr. Pamela Riney-Kehrberg awarded the Agricultural History Society’s 2022 Gladys Baker Award

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ISU History Professor Featured on History Channel Documentary

A career spent studying the life, presidency, and family of Theodore Roosevelt was on full display when Prof. Stacy Cordery appeared recently on the two-part History Channel documentary, Theodore Roosevelt. Cordery, who teaches courses on the Gilded Age, First Ladies, and modern United States history, addressed many facets of Roosevelt’s fascinating life. Cordery is the … Continue reading ISU History Professor Featured on History Channel Documentary

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A new book edited by James Andrews and Margaret LaWare will be published in June

Art and the Global City is based on an international conference in November of 2019 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It included cultural historians, urban studies specialists, as well as Frankfurt School Communication scholars – all of which are interested in the relationships between art, architecture, and public space in international … Continue reading A new book edited by James Andrews and Margaret LaWare will be published in June

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Prof. M. Christopher Low’s book earned the 2021 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association

Congratulations to Prof. M. Christopher Low, whose book Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj (Columbia University Press, 2020), earned the 2021 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association, the most prestigious book prize in the field of Middle East history. In its citation the award committee called the book … Continue reading Prof. M. Christopher Low’s book earned the 2021 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association

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Prof. John Monroe is co-winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award

Prof. John Monroe’s recent book Metropolitan Fetish: African Sculpture and the Imperial French Invention of Primitive Art was co-winner of the 2021 Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award. The Rubin Award is given once every three years by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association and recognizes “works of original scholarship and excellence in visual presentation that make significant … Continue reading Prof. John Monroe is co-winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award