NEWS AND EVENTS
Scholarship (publications, creative works, research, grants, presentations)
Dr. Stephen Webre’s article, “What’s in Store for Cuba?,” was published in the Ruston Daily Leader (02/22/2008).
Jason Fossella (MA student) presented a paper entitled “Ahead of Their Time: Anastasius I and Economic Thought in Late Antiquity” at the annual Conference of the North Louisiana Collegium of Historical Studies at Louisiana Tech University on February 15, 2008.
Dr. Laurie Stoff gave a presentation entitled “How the Other Half Lives: Integrating Women, Gender, and Sexuality into Western Civilization Courses” at the annual Conference of the North Louisiana Collegium of Historical Studies at Louisiana Tech University on February 15, 2008.
Dr. David Anderson gave a presentation entitled “Crime and Punishment in 1930s North Louisiana at the annual Conference of the North Louisiana Collegium of Historical Studies at Louisiana Tech University on February 15, 2008.
Dr. Nazir Atassi’s article entitled “Not all Muslims are Radical” was printed in the February 1, 2008 edition of the Ruston Daily Leader.
Dr. LaGuana Gray (MA, 1999) presented a talk and chaired a roundtable discussion entitled “’I was a struggling mother; I had to work’: Black women in the El Dorado, Arkansas poultry industry” as a part of the History Department’s Black History Month events (02/12/2008). Dr. Gray is currently a member of faculty at Grambling State University. Dr. David Anderson coordinated the event.
An article that Dr. David Anderson co-authored with Patrick Huber has been selected to be reprinted in an anthology of pieces from the Missouri Historical Review dealing with recreation and public amusements. The article first appeared in 2002 and is entitled “’Butcherin’ Up the English Language a Little Bit’: Dizzy Dean, Baseball Broadcasting, and the ‘School Marms’ Uprising of 1946”.
Dr. Jeff Hankins’ article entitled “Papists, Power, and Puritans: Catholic Office-Holding and the Rise of the ‘Puritan Faction’ in Early Seventeenth-Century Essex” has been officially accepted for publication by the Catholic Historical Review later this year.
Dr. Jeff Hankins led the six-week RELIC Program called “Elizabeth I and Her World” from February 7 th through March 13 th, 2008. Jeff co-developed the program with RELIC Director Jim Segreto and led the first pilot series in Louisiana at Haynesville.
Service (university, profession, community):
Dr. Philip Cook attended the winter meeting and board meeting of the North Louisiana Historical Association at Centenary College in Shreveport (02/10/08).
Other significant activities:
Dr. Philip Cook was interviewed for a news article by the Tech News Bureau. The article appeared on the Louisiana Tech website on February 14, 2008.
Roshunda Belton (MA, 2001) received her PhD in History from LSU (12/21/2007).