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Pressman goes for win #4 on Jeopardy! tonight

June 26th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to grad student and Jeopardy! contestant, Matt Pressman!  After winning the game 3 nights in a row, he returns to take on two new competitors for win #4.

Pressman Wins Again!

June 25th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Tune in to Jeopardy! on CBS at 7:30pm to see returning champion, Matt Pressman, take on two new contestants.

Pressman wins first Jeopardy! appearance

June 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to graduate student Matt Pressman, winner of last night's Jeopardy!!  Tune in to CBS tonight at 7:30pm to see Matt defend his title, as he takes on two new contestants.

Grad Student Matt Pressman is a Contestant on Jeopardy Tonight!

June 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Tune in to CBS (locally WBZ - channel 4) tonight at 7:30pm to cheer on BU History grad student, and Jeopardy contestant, Matt Pressman.  Good luck, Matt!

Professor Keylor’s chapter on ‘the second Cold War in Europe’ appears in “The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia and the Middle East”

June 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Professor William Keylor has contributed a chapter to a just published book titled "The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia and the Middle East" (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2015). Edited by Professor Lorenz Luethi of McGill University, the book includes chapters by eminent historians on the major regions... More

Prof. Rabinovitch’s “Yidish Fight Club” Piece Appears in Marginalia Review of Books

May 28th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

BU Professor Simon Rabinovitch recently had his article "A Blessing on Your Head, and Other Ways to Deliver a Beating in Yiddish" appear in the Marginalia Review of Books.       link to full article:

Grad student, Mark Kukis, has piece published in Aeon

May 26th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Recently, grad student Mark Kukis had an article published in the magazine Aeon.  The piece, "The Myth of Victory," examines why the United States, despite all its military power, struggles to win modern wars.   Link to text:

“Poles Apart, Melting Together: Science and the Humanities Confront the Anthropocene” – June 27, Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning at Boston University’s College of General Studies

May 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Each summer, the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning invites scholars from around the world to explore a timely topic from an interdisciplinary perspective. Based on using an interdisciplinary approach for nearly fifty years at the College of General Studies, we know that exploring one topic from multiple perspectives generates... More

History Department co-sponsors “Binding Maritime China” BU-NEU-Brandeis Conference at Boston University, May 29-30, 2015

May 7th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

The History Department is co-sponsoring an upcoming international conference on the history of maritime China (16th - 20th century), co-organized by Professor Eugenio Menegon (History & Boston University Center for the Study of Asia), and Professors Philip Thai (History, Northeastern University) and Xing Hang (History, Brandeis University), with support from... More

Professor Keylor Interviewed by Russian News Service

May 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Professor William Keylor was interviewed  by the Russian new service on West European public attitudes toward the contribution of the Russian army to the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. link to story: