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Prof. Schulman’s Op-Ed “Modern politics: Public is more partisan, parties are powerless” Published on Reuters

November 4th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

On November 3, Professor Bruce Schulman had his piece "Modern politics: Public is more partisan, parties are powerless," published on Reuters.   Link to full text:

“History That Makes Us Stupid,” Bacevich’s Distillation of Lessons Learned from Last Year’s “Rethinking the 20th-Century” Sawyer Seminar Series

November 3rd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

On Nov. 1, emeritus professor Andrew Bacevich had his piece "History That Makes Us Stupid," appear in The Chronicle of Higher Education.   The article is distilled from many of the lessons from last year's Sawyer Seminar Series "Rethinking the 20th-Century."   Link to full text:

Prof. Jim McCann’s University Lecture Tonight Spotlighted by BUToday

November 2nd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Prof. Jim McCann is set to deliver the highly anticipated 2015 University Lecture tonight, and BUToday has published an article discussing the talk.   Link to full text:

Prof. Nolan’s book “Ethics and Statecraft: The Moral Dimension of International Affairs” Released in 3rd Edition

October 26th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Description:  This collection of essays cuts to the quick of the most pressing moral issues facing decision-makers today, from the actions of ordinary soldiers in a combat zone to presidents deciding when and where to use force, human rights violations and enforcement, and legal, economic, and military obligations in a globalized... More

BU History Ph.D. and current Purdue Professor Kathryn Brownell’s Benghazi Hearing Op-Ed on Reuters

October 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Recent BU History PhD recipient and Assistant Professor of History at Purdue, Kathryn Cramer Brownell had her Op-Ed "Thanks to the Benghazi hearing, Hillary Clinton is newest reality TV star," appear on Reuters today.   Link to full text:

Recent BU Ph.D. David Mislin releases new book “Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

October 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

In Saving Faith, David Mislin chronicles the transformative historical moment when Americans began to reimagine their nation as one strengthened by the diverse faiths of its peoples. Between 1875 and 1925, liberal Protestant leaders abandoned religious exclusivism and leveraged their considerable cultural influence to push others to do the same. This... More

11/6 – Conversations in History: Chad Wellmon presents “Googling Before Google: A Brief History of the Search”

October 21st, 2015 in Uncategorized.

APHI 8th Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Region, Space, and Place in American History” – Call for Papers

October 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Grad student Lilly Havstad Recipient of Dorothy Rosenberg Phi Beta Kappa Annual Meeting Graduate Fellowship

October 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to Lilly Havstad, one of three recipients of this year's Dorothy Rosenberg Phi Beta Kappa Annual Meeting Graduate Fellowship.   The fellowship program was established to help defray the travel costs incurred by graduate students presenting their research at the American Historical Association's Annual Meeting (this year to be held... More

10/22 – “The Elements of Presidential Success — And Failure,” a talk by Robert Dallek

October 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized.