NEWS AND EVENTS
Scholarship (publications, creative works, research, grants, presentations)
Dr. Philip Cook’s article, “Le Grande Charles, Delasoups and Uncle Earl: DeGaulle’s Visit to New Orleans,” has been published in the Winter 2008 issue of Louisiana History.
Dr. Brian Etheridge’s article, “The Desert Fox, Memory Diplomacy, and the German Question in Early Cold War America,” has been published in the latest number of Diplomatic History.
Dr. David Anderson’s article, “’Things are Different Down Here’: The 1955 Perfect Circle Strike, Conservative Civil Identity, and the Roots of the New Right in the 1950s Industrial Heartland,” has been accepted for publication in summer edition of International Labor and Working Class History.
Dr. Jeff Hankins presented a paper at the Southwestern Social Sciences Association Conference in Las Vegas entitled “Scottish Invasion of Panama.” He also served as chair of a “Modern Europe” panel.
Dr. Jeff Hankins has received a Faculty Research Fellowship at the H. Henry Meeter Center at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the Summer 2008.
Dr. Stephen Webre chaired a panel at the annual Louisiana Historical Association meeting in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Dr. Laurie Stoff chaired a panel entitled “The Soviet Union: Criticisms and Diplomatic Problems,” at the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Regional Meeting which was a part of the Louisiana Historical Association’s annual meeting in Lafayette, Louisiana (March 14, 2008).
Dr. Laurie Stoff gave a presentation entitled “Teaching Western Civilization Survey Courses” at the Louisiana Historical Association annual meeting in Lafayette, Louisiana (March 15, 2008).
Dr. Laurie Stoff gave a public lecture entitled “Russia’s Revolutionary Nature?” at Lincoln Parish Public Library, Ruston, Louisiana on March 26, 2008 as part of the opening reception of the exhibit “A Glimpse of Russia’s Heritage.”
Dr. Laurie Stoff gave a presentation entitled “Women and Gender in Russia’s Great War: New Directions in Research” at the annual meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies in Atlanta, Georgia (March 29, 2008).
Service (university, profession, community):
Dr. Philip Cook attended the annual meeting and the board meeting of the Louisiana Historical Association in Lafayette, Louisiana (03/13-15/2008).
Other significant activities:
Lesley-Anne Reed (BA, 2006) is recipient of the Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship award at the University of Georgia, where she is enrolled as a graduate student in history. The Vipperman award recognizes outstanding service as a teaching assistant in the Department of History.
Amanda Roddy, scheduled to receive her BA in History in May, has been admitted to the graduate program in public history at the University of South Carolina, with a generous assistantship offer.