Entries tagged with ‘history’

Faculty Spotlight: Kate Aguilar

Kate Aguilar (History) published an opinion column in the Washington Post, “Blocking Black history is an attempt to counter Black Power,” about the academic changes happening in Florida, on the first day of Black History Month.

Gustavus History Professor Publishes Essay in the Washington Post

Professor Kathleen Keller of the history department published an essay in the Washington Post on Tuesday January 10, 2023, titled “China’s Increased Surveillance Capacity Could be Dangerous.” The essay appeared in the Made by History section of the Post which provides historical context to current events. Connecting to recent news about surveillance in China related […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) attended the Western Society for French History annual meeting in Victoria, British Columbia from November 4-6, 2022, where she participated in a roundtable discussion about researching and writing biographies about the French Empire and provided a comment on a panel about networks and decolonization in the French Empire.

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) published a book review in H-France Review of the book Marianne is Watching: Intelligence, Counterintelligence, and the Origins of the French Surveillance State by Deborah Bauer. H-France Review is “the premier review program for newly published books on Francophone history and culture in the Anglophone world.”

Faculty Spotlight: Maddalena Marinari

Maddalena Marinari (History) participated in a roundtable that examined the aftermath of the 1918-1919 flu pandemic published in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era this spring. This academic year, she also published an essay on migration, war, and the transformation of the U.S. population in the Cambridge History of America and the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) wrote an analysis for the Washington Post about Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s recent trip to Commonwealth nations in the Caribbean. Keller draws on examples from India and Kenya to highlight that the carefully curated images and narratives surrounding royal visits are often at odds with the experiences of the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Glenn Kranking

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies) participated in a roundtable discussion on “Ukraine in Conflict” at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The event was covered by Today Magazine (at MSU) and the MSU Reporter.

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) published an article titled “Policing, Surveillance, and Prisons in French Colonial West Africa” in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia.

Faculty Spotlight: Greg Kaster

Greg Kaster (History) was recently interviewed by the St. Peter Herald for a story about the College’s podcast, Learning for Life @ Gustavus, which he hosts. Launched in May 2020, the podcast features in-depth interviews with Gustavus faculty, students, and alumni along with prominent academics from across the country, and has been streamed over 11,000 […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kate Aguilar

Kate Aguilar (History) is presenting her research on November 4, 2021, as a part of a panel on Sports and Southern Identities in the Sunbelt Era at the Southern Historical Association’s Annual Meeting. Her paper is entitled, “The Rage to Win: The Black Athlete and the U in the Sunbelt South.”