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  • Dr. Christine Lamberson and Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai of the Angelo State University history faculty have been awarded a $1,200 grant by the Library of America to support a new series of public programs associated with the Library of America’s “World War I and America” initiative.
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    Prof. Kathryn Ostrofsky’s work on American cultural history has been featured on “Process,” the blog of the Organization of American Historians. You may read the entry by clicking on this link.
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    Prof. Heineman has published a new encyclopedia entry titled “Pacifism, Peace Activism, and Gender” in Nancy Naples, ed., Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, online (April 2016).
  • Dr. Kenneth Heineman of Angelo State University’s history faculty recently authored a historical research article published in the April issue of The Journal of Policy History.

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    Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai of the Angelo State University history faculty has published a book, titled “Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era,” through Fordham University Press.

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    Prof. Adam Seipp from Texas A&M University, discussed how people take different lessons from history and especially the history of World War I in the final event in the 2015-2016 Great War Lecture Series, sponsored by the Angelo State Department of History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The well-attended event in the C. J. Davidson Center drew a diverse crowd of Angelo State students and San Angelo residents.
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    Mark Weitz, Ph.D., a practicing attorney and independent scholar, discussed the details of and civil rights issues involved in the 1942 Sleepy Lagoon murder trial as part of the Department of History and Porter Henderson Library’s Latino American History Series. Weitz spoke to a crowd of over 60 at the Sugg Community Room at the Stephens Central Library.
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    Prof. Jesus F. de la Teja of Texas State University, a renowned scholars of the Spanish colonial period and early Texas, spoke to an audience of over 150 as part of the Department of History and Porter Henderson Library’s Latino American History Series. Prof. de la Teja explained how Spanish colonization influenced the development of America’s Latino population.
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    Prof. Kathryn Ostrofsky, an instructor in the Department of History, discussed the role of Latino Americans on the children’s television show Sesame Street. The event, part of the Latino American History Series, drew over 60 adults and children to the Sugg Community Room at the Stephens Central Library in downtown San Angelo.
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    The Department of History’s War Stories Project, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and co-directed by Profs. Christine Lamberson and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, was featured on the front page of the Angelo State University website. The feature story link can be found here.