Entries tagged with ‘history’

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 […]

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 […]

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller published her first book Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar French West Africa. The book, published by University of Nebraska Press, appears in the series France Overseas. Colonial Suspects is a history of policing and traces the development of the concept of “suspicious” persons, strategies of political surveillance, and […]

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller was awarded a $6,000 grant by the American Philosophical Society for summer research in French archives on her new project, “Prince, Wizard, and Marabout: an African Life in Twentieth-Century France”

Paschal Kyoore (Modern Language, Literature, and Cultures), Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies), and Kathleen Keller (History)

Paschal Kyoore, Ursula Lindqvist, and Kathleen Keller represented Gustavus at an African studies conference hosted by Saint Olaf College titled “Africa in the 20th century classroom.” Keller also presented a paper titled “Myths, Misconceptions, History, and Stereotypes: Teaching about African ‘tribes’.”

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari wrote a short article and gave an interview to Public Radio International’s The World about the latest travel ban. She provided a historical perspective on the bans. The article and the interview can be found on PRI’s website.