Part of the Students as Scholars program, Mason’s undergraduate research and creative activities initiative, this project entails students doing original research and presenting it to a wider public audience.
On Thursday, December 10, 2009, Dr. Michele Greet’s latest book Beyond National Identity: Pictorial Indigenism as a Modernist Strategy in Andean Art will be launched at the Art Museum of the Americas. The event will start at 6:30 pm. Street parking is available beginning at 6:00 pm.
Dr. Mike O’Malley’s book, The Cultural Turn in U.S. History (co-edited with James Cook and Lawrence Glickman), has just been published by the University of Chicago Press. A definitive account of one of the most dominant trends in recent historical writing, the volume takes stock of the field at the same time as it showcases exemplars of its practice.
The books just keep coming. Last week Michael Chang’s book, A Court on Horseback: Imperial Touring and the Construction of Qing Rule, 1680-1785 (Harvard University Asia Center, 2007), was released by Harvard University Press.
In the most recent issue of the AHA Perspectives, Zach Schrag takes a look at the training required by institutional review boards for his oral historians in “Ethical Training for Oral Historians” and argues that the training is not appropriate for historians on several counts.
Publication: Kelly Schrum, Eleanor Greene, & Sarah Whelan
Again, in the most recent issue of the AHA Perspectives, the Teaching American History team at the Center for History & New Media report on their problems and prospects of using primary sources in the secondary classroom.