Monday, October 27, 2008

Counter Terrorism: the British Approach

The School of International and Public Affairs and the European Institute presents:
"Counter Terrorism: the British Approach"
with Sir Nigel Sheinwal, British Ambassador to the United States

Sir Nigel Sheinwald will discuss the British approach to counter terrorism, which emphasizes a criminal rather than a military approach.

Wednesday, October 292:30 to 4:30 PM1501 International Affairs Building

NY Historical Society Internship- Spring Semester

The NEw York Historical Society is offering various internships for this coming spring semester. Below is a link with more information.

https://www.nyhistory.org/web/default.php?section=education&page=college_internships

Appliocations are due 5pm November 7th

UHC Grad School Expo

Applying to PhD programs in History this fall? Thinking about going to graduate school in the future? Then come hear graduate students Elizabeth Hinton, Matthew Spooner, Amanda Alexander, and Omar Sarwar discuss life as a graduate student in History and the application process this Wednesday, October 29, from 8-9 PM in 301M Fayerweather. There will be an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about graduate school.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Breakthroughs and Transformations: Historical Perspectives on the 2008 Presidential Elections

Historical Perspectives on the 2008 Elections
Thursday, October 30, 2008
7:00- 9:00pm
702 Hamilton

Alan Brinkley- Provost and Allan Nevins Professor of American History
Mamadou Diouf- Professor of History and African Studies
Alice Kessler-Harris- R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History

Will be moderate by Natasha Lightfoot (Assistant Professor of History) with a reception to follow

Monday, October 13, 2008

The Vietnam Grunt

The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia
University, presents:

KYLE LONGLEY
Chair of the Department of History, Arizona State University

"THE VIETNAM GRUNT"

Thursday, October 16, 2008
12:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 1302, 13th Floor
School of International and Public Affairs 420 W. 118th Street New York City

Dr. Kyle Longley is the Snell Family Dean's Distinguished Professor, and
Chair of the History Department at Arizona State University. He is the
author of Grunts: The American Infantryman in Vietnam (M.E. Sharpe, 2008); The Sparrow
and the Hawk: Costa Rica and the United States
during the Rise of José Figueres (University of Alabama Press, 1997), which
received the A. B. Thomas Prize for the outstanding book published in Latin
American Studies from the South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies;
In the Eagle's Shadow: The United States and Latin America (Harlan Davidson,
2002); and Senator Albert Gore, Sr.: Tennessee Maverick (Louisiana State University
Press, 2004). He is also an editor and contributor to Deconstructing Reagan: Conservative Mythology and America's Fortieth President (M.E. Sharpe, 2007).

More information about Dr. Longley's book, Grunts: The American Infantryman
in Vietnam, can be found at:
http://www.mesharpe.com/mall/resultsa.asp?Title=Grunts%3A+The+American+Comba
t+Soldier+in+Vietnam.

Panel of Successful Fellowship Recipients in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Thursday, October 16, 3:00- 4:00pm, 301 Philosophy

PhD students who have won different national fellowships, such as Fulbright-Hays, Ford, Javits and others, will discuss what they believe makes an application successful. 

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe

With Mark Mazower, Ira D. Walloch Professor of World Order Studies at Columbia University
October 14th, 4:30- 7:00 pm, Lehman Center, IAB Building
RSVP to 854-3060 or mms2162@columbia.edu

Radical Cosmopolitanism: W.E.B. DuBois, Germany, and African American Visions for 21st Century Europe

Guenter Lenz, Professor of American Studies, Humboldt Universitaet

October 14th, from 12:00- 2:30 pm, Lehman Center