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Charles Odahl appeared as one of the on-camera specialists in a one-hour documentary film shown in Poland this spring titled “Mesco Dux Baptizatur” (Latin for “Duke Mieszko is Baptized”).

Charles Odahl appeared as one of the on-camera specialists in a one-hour documentary film shown in Poland this spring titled “Mesco Dux Baptizatur” (Latin for “Duke Mieszko is Baptized”). The film was produced by leading Polish filmmaker Maciej Pawlicki for the 1,050th anniversary … (Read More) Charles Odahl appeared as one of the on-camera specialists in a one-hour documentary film shown in Poland this spring titled “Mesco Dux Baptizatur” (Latin for “Duke Mieszko is Baptized”).

Dr. Eric Hadley to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies

Dr. Eric Hadley to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies Nashville TN, 3-6 March 2016 Panel title: Historical Memory: Commemoration, Spectacle, Denial Paper Topic: “St. Roch Processionals in Rural Belgium, Past Versus Present: Historical … (Read More) Dr. Eric Hadley to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies

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Have a Hoot with the History Department

For the second year, the Department of History is hosting a holiday crafts table for anyone – students, faculty, staff and other lovers of history and hand-hewn crafts – who wants to create an ornamental owl. Simply stop by the … (Read More) Have a Hoot with the History Department

Two Doctoral Students Presented Bieter Fellowships

John Bieter, associate professor of history, presented awards of about $1,000 from the Pat and Eloise Bieter Doctoral Fellowship to each of two graduate students on May 24. The students are seeking doctorates within the College of Education at Boise … (Read More) Two Doctoral Students Presented Bieter Fellowships

Dr. Todd Shallats column ran in the April 19th Idaho Statesman

A history column written by Todd Shallat, titled “Not every Idahoan mourned Lincoln’s assassination,” ran in the April 19 Idaho Statesman. Shallat noted that some parts of the state were heavily populated with Confederates who had come in droves to … (Read More) Dr. Todd Shallats column ran in the April 19th Idaho Statesman

Lynn Lubamersky at the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America in NYC

Lynn Lubamersky, associate professor of history, attended her first meeting as a board member of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America Dec. 13 in New York City. Board members were honored with an invitation to dine at … (Read More) Lynn Lubamersky at the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America in NYC

Karen Pinto invited to deliver “What is Islamic about Islamic Maps?”

Professor Karen Pinto was invited to deliver her paper on “What is Islamic about Islamic Maps?” at the “Holy Places in Medieval Islam” invitation only conference at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Karen received a tour on the miniature … (Read More) Karen Pinto invited to deliver “What is Islamic about Islamic Maps?”

Lachiondo Quoted in NY Times Story

David Lachiondo, and adjunct professor of Basque Studies was recently quoted in Dave Seminara’s story, “Stone Lifting as Sport in the Basque Country” for the New York Times. Seminara’s story is about  the unique rural sports in the Basque Country, including … (Read More) Lachiondo Quoted in NY Times Story

History Faculty Honored at Golden Apple Award Ceremony

Three members of the Boise State University History Department were honored by the Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU) in the annual Golden Apple Award Ceremony on March 10. The Golden Apple is an award delivered by ASBSU through … (Read More) History Faculty Honored at Golden Apple Award Ceremony