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Spence: Academic Fellow for Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Posted: Sunday, April 25 2010
Richard Spence, professor and chair of history, has been accepted for admission to the Academic Fellows Program of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He will spend a week in Israel at the end of May and the beginning of June. The program will enable him to have access to the best scholars and military, intelligence, and diplomatic professionals.
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | History | Richard Spence | Acknowledgements | Register Features
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Lecture: Rafael Coicue
Thursday, October 22 2009 at 7:00 PM
Rafael Coicue from ACIN--the Association of Indigenous Authorities of Northern Cauca, Colombia--will speak about the effects and failure of aerial fumigations and the drug war in Colombia, the popular resistance to the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and indigenous rights, particularly in regards to natural resources and land rights. He will speak Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., in TLC 032. His tal...
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International Studies | History | History | History
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U-Idaho Professors Work to Unearth Boise’s History
Posted: Wednesday, August 1 2012
BOISE, Idaho – Over 100 years ago, Basque culture in Boise centered around the Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga Boarding House; now, that center has shifted to the Basque Museum & Cultural Center, which will celebrate that spirit with University of Idaho anthropology professors during an archeological excavation. “This dig is a great opportunity for our students and faculty to apply their knowledge and...
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History | Mark Warner | Anthropology | Anthropology | History | News Release | Anthropology
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Imprisoned in Paradise: Digging into Kooskia’s Past Unearths a Timeless Lesson
Posted: Monday, February 14 2011
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Historian and historical archaeologist Priscilla Wegars, founder and volunteer curator of the University of Idaho's Asian American Comparative Collection, recently published the only complete historical account of Idaho’s WWII internment camp near Kooskia, Idaho. The camp is located about 30 miles outside of Kooskia. The book, "Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese In...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | History | Priscilla Wegars | History | History | News Release
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Katrine Barber to Explore Historical Indian/White Relationships Nov. 30
Posted: Monday, November 22 2010
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Institute for Pacific Northwest Studies will host a presentation by Northwest Historian Katrine Barber Tuesday, Nov. 30. Barber is associate professor of History at Portland State University and director of the Center for Columbia River History. “Katrine Barber is an outstanding scholar of Pacific Northwest history, especially I...
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Interdisciplinary Programs | History | Adam Sowards | American Studies | History | News Release | Multicultural
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Names Etched in History: Freshmen Honor All University of Idaho’s Vietnam Veterans with Plaque
Posted: Monday, October 18 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho freshmen in Dick Wilson’s Contemporary American Experience course learned a lot about the dedication it takes to make a good thing happen. Wilson was reading the war memorials hanging in the university’s Memorial Gym when he noticed that the names of some of his contemporaries, University of Idaho students who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam, were m...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | History | American Studies | History | History | News Release | Veterans
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Constitution Day events set at University of Idaho
Posted: Friday, September 3 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho- The University of Idaho will host a series of events on Friday, Sept. 17, recognizing Constitution Day. The university’s main event will be a performance of “A Peculiar Evil: Silencing Expression in America.” The readers theater play was written by faculty member Dinah Zeiger, of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, with an original score composed for the performance by Univer...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Law | Journalism and Mass Media | History | Traci Craig | Dinah Zeiger | Richard Seamon | News Release | Steve Smith
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