Professor Robert McGlone is the winner of the 2012 Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship. The Peter Seaborg award is presented annually in memory of Mr. Seaborg, who was a rare book dealer and enthusiastic Civil War re-enactor.
Professor McGlone's book was also a finalist for the Lincoln Prize and the Frederick Douglass Award.
Professor Kenneth Pomeranz, University Professor of History, University of Chicago
President-elect, American Historical Association,
will give the following lectures for the Confucius Institute Fall 2012 Distinguished Speaker Series
“Late Imperial Legacies: Land, Water and the
Dynamics of Chinese Economic Development”
Monday, September 24, 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Center for Korean Studies Auditorium, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Reception to follow.
“Populating China’s Southwest Frontier: ‘Han’ and ‘Minority’
Allan R. Millett, the General Raymond E. Mason Jr. Professor of Military History Emeritus at Ohio State University, and a summer professor for the Department of History at UHM, received the 2012 Truman Book Award for The War for Korea, 1950-1951: They Came from the North. Congratulations, Professor Millett!
Professor Matthew Romaniello has been selected as the recipient of the College of Arts and Humanities Excellence in Teaching Award this year and the Board of Regents' Excellent in Teaching Award . These Awards recognizes faculty members in the College and University who have made outstanding contributions in teaching. Congratulations, Professor Romaniello!
The History Department hosts an ongoing History Forum for talks and presentations by UH faculty and visiting scholars throughout the year. The Forum is also available for graduate students to present research and practice job talks. For more information on participating, please contact Dr. Peter Hoffenberg.
Dr. Matthew Lauzon, who is currently studying abroad in Paris, attended a conference on November 8 at the famous intellectual Cafe Procope for the release of Robert Locke's latest book Confronting Managerialism: How the Business Elite and Their Schools Threw Our Lives Out of Balance.