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
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
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
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 Deanâ€™s Honor Award for 2005 would… Continue reading
In April 2005, Georgetownâ€™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
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 TALLANTâ€™S… Continue reading
LIYAN LIU gave a talk on â€śDevelopment of Chinese Buddhismâ€ť at Crane House, Louisville, on November 11. Her paper, entitled â€śThe First Generation of Chinese Communists and the Hunan First Normal School,â€ť presented at the American Historical Association conference in… Continue reading
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
Department Chair LINDSEY APPLE is retiring.
JAMES KLOTTER and HAROLD TALLANT have published new books: Klotterâ€™s Kentucky Justice, Southern Honor, and American Manhood: Understanding the Life and Death of Richard Reid and Tallantâ€™s Evil Necessity: Slavery and Political Culture in Antebellum Kentucky.