Clio: Sept 13, 2016

Alumni News One of our MA alumnae, Lisa Mercer.  She has just published an article “‘Where Airy Voices Lead’: Joan of Arc’s Auditions in Historical Debate”. Magistra, Vol. 22, No. 1 Summer 2016, pp. 25-40.  She also has begun her PhD program at Illinois. Dave Ulbrich, who, as you know, earned his M.A. in our … Read more

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Clio: Mar 16, 2016

On February 22, Sergei Zhuk took an active part in the international event, sponsored by the United Nations Organization:  “Ukraine Celebrates United Nations International Mother Language Day with a Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko” in New York City. During the last February Sergei Zhuk made a few presentations based on the … Read more

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Clio: Dec 11, 2015

Alumni News History, English, and Honors BSU graduate Melody Coryell, recently won a prestigious $25k Milken Educator Award. According to Chalkbeat Indiana, “the Milken Family Foundation has conducted annual national searches for top teachers since 1987, handing out cash prizes to more than 2,600 educators. The organization does not accept nominations or disclose how it … Read more

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Clio: Nov 6, 2015

Alumni News Alumnus Christopher Moore is currently a Social Studies teacher at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center in Indianapolis.  What partially began as an effort to beautify the exterior of the school, Mr. Moore helped develop into the Lynhurst Veterans Memorial Garden and Veteran’s Eco-Trail Projects.  His ideas led to something not just for … Read more

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Clio: March 11, 2015

Current Student News: Ariel Wagner is working with Chris Flook and his immersive project, Indiana Crossrails Project and had the opportunity to write an article for their blog: Equality on the Railroad. Faculty News: One of the immersive learning projects that Dr. Ron Morris has worked on, Yountsville Mill, has received attention from two local newspapers: … Read more

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Clio: Dec 9, 2014

Alumni News: Curtis Clock (B.S. Social Studies Education 2012) was hired by Ball State University to be an Academic Advisor for the Freshman Advising Office this past August. The Ball State University Department of History congratulates Curtis Clock for his achievements! Student News: Aly Caviness has completed a website on Catalina de Erauso (1585?-1650), a Basque novice who escaped the … Read more

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Dr. Sergei Zhuk, “Putin’s War in Ukraine as a Threat to International Peace”

Dr. Sergei Zhuk spoke on Thursday, September 25th for the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies lecture series, “BIG Questions BIG Ideas.”  Dr. Zhuk has been very open about his opinion regarding Russian involvement in Ukraine.  From the beginning of the lecture, Dr. Zhuk made it clear that this presentation was going to be his personal … Read more

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Dr. Sergei Zhuk on Soviet Culture and Cold War History

Sergei Zhuk  (with Jeffrey Brooks)​  published a new article: “The Distinctiveness of Soviet Culture, 1932-1992,”  in the Oxford Handbook of Modern Russian History, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), 48 pages. Using various archival documents, memoirs, diaries, periodicals and more than 70 personal interviews with contemporaries of the events, this essay is an attempt to show the … Read more

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Clio: Summer 2014

Bruce Geelhoed contributed a chapter  entitled “’Oh, she’s a rather rough war, boys, but she’s better than no war at all:’  The Meuse-Argonne Offensive and the Diarists of the Rainbow Division,”  in  Edward Lengel, editor, A Companion to the Meuse-Argonne Campaign, published in May, 2014 by Wiley-Blackwell.  The entry is chapter 12 of the edition, pp. … Read more

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Clio: Apr 29, 2014

  Dr. Stephanie Beswick is co-editor of The Road to the Two Sudans ( Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.) This collection of recent cutting-edge scholarship concerning the Sudan includes her own study, “The Role of Slavery in the rise and Fall of the Shilluk Kingdom,” pages 108-142. Dr. Sergei Zhuk wrote an article, which is based on the material from his new … Read more

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