Entries tagged with ‘History’

Greg Kaster (History)

Greg Kaster, Department of History and Hanson-Peterson Chair of Liberal Studies, participated in two sessions of the 53rd Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference in Mankato, MN, September 20-22, 2018. He chaired a session on “Monuments and Memory” and was commentator for a session on “Civil War and Reconstruction.” The former panel focused on issues […]

Biology and History Major’s Research Featured in The Atlantic Magazine

Alum Nadine Lysiak ’03 double majored in Biology and History (with Honors) and, as a junior, won a highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. From Gustavus, Nadine went on to earn her Ph.D. in marine biology from Boston University, which has led her to various teaching […]

Four Questions with Historian Greg Kaster: Slavery and the Constitution

The history professor spent much of July in Washington, DC as one of 25 scholars from across the nation to attend the National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution.

Greg Kaster, 2018 Carlson Award Winner, History Department

First, congratulations to our graduates, the wonderful class of 2018. Second, a word of explanation. This award is usually presented by the previous year’s recipient. It is given at graduation and the recipient does not know before hand. Unfortunately, Pam Kittelson had a family commitment she made before she won the award, which she was […]

Gustavus Celebrates Commencement for Class of 2018

520 graduates crossed the stage on Saturday, June 2, and joined the ranks of over 27,000 Gustavus alumni across the country and around the world.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari recently published an article co-authored with Erika Lee (University of Minnesota) and Evan Taparata (University of Minnesota), titled “#ImmigrationSyllabus: The Necessity of Teaching Immigration History Today,” in the Journal of American Ethnic History. The piece reflects on the genesis and development of the #ImmigrationSyllabus, an online resource for anyone interested in learning more […]

Glenn Kranking (Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking was a discussant for a panel on Population Transfers Before and After World War II at the annual Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention in New York City.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari received a research fellowship from the American Philosophical Society to conduct research for her second monograph. She will use the fellowship to visit archives in New York City and Washington, DC.

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller published a book review in the April 2018 issue of H-France Review of Harry Gamble’s Contesting French West Africa: Battles Over Schools and the Colonial Order, 1900-1950.

Greg Kaster (History)

Greg Kaster has been awarded a place in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution in Washington, DC, July 8-21, 2018, co-directed by Paul Finkelman and Paul Benson. The institute will be based at the Library of Congress and will include as faculty such distinguished historians as Finkelman (a […]