A New Book and a Sabbatical

January 17, 2006

The University Press of Kentucky will soon publish a new textbook by JIM KLOTTER (coauthored with his wife, Freda), Faces of Kentucky. The book is a history of Kentucky for elementary school students. Also this spring, three of his books… Continue reading


Professors in the News

December 1, 2005

State Historian JAMES C. KLOTTER, professor of history at Georgetown College, is the recipient of the 2005 Thomas D. Clark Kentucky Archives Week Award. The award, announced by the Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board during the annual Kentucky Archives… Continue reading


Professors in the News

October 1, 2005

CLIFF WARGELIN was recently asked by Scribner’s to contribute a scholarly entry on the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk for an upcoming Encyclopedia of European History. (Scholars Developing Scholars Newsletter, October 2005, p. 2.) JIM KLOTTER gave seven historical talks to various… Continue reading


History Majors Honored

May 1, 2005

One of them will be spending a year in Germany on a Fulbright grant. The second will take her triple major to the University of Massachusetts to pursue her Ph.D. These winners of the Dean’s Honor Award for 2005 would… Continue reading


Congratulations to…

April 1, 2005

In April 2005, Georgetown’s Student Life Office inaugurated the LINDSEY APPLE Student Life Appreciation Award. The award was named in honor of the recently retired chair of the History Department in appreciation of his 36 years of service to Georgetown… Continue reading


Professors Making Headlines

February 1, 2005

LIYAN LIU was elected as the Board director of the Association of Chinese Historians in the United States at the 2005 American Historical Association conference in Seattle in January 2005. (Scholars Developing Scholars Newsletter, February 2005, p. 2.) HAROLD TALLANT’S… Continue reading


Congrats to Dr. Liyan Liu

December 1, 2004

LIYAN LIU gave a talk on “Development of Chinese Buddhism” at Crane House, Louisville, on November 11. Her paper, entitled “The First Generation of Chinese Communists and the Hunan First Normal School,” presented at the American Historical Association conference in… Continue reading


Scholars Developing Scholars

October 1, 2004

ELLEN EMERICK attended a five-day conference in Palo Alto on the theme of promoting critical thinking in the classroom, run by the Critical Thinking Institute. She is also a member of the board (as past-president) of the Kentucky Association of… Continue reading


Say Goodbye

July 1, 2004

Department Chair LINDSEY APPLE is retiring.


Klotter and Tallant, Authors!

March 1, 2004

JAMES KLOTTER and HAROLD TALLANT have published new books: Klotter’s Kentucky Justice, Southern Honor, and American Manhood: Understanding the Life and Death of Richard Reid and Tallant’s Evil Necessity: Slavery and Political Culture in Antebellum Kentucky.




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