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Historian Meserve wins award for new book

Author: Erik Runyon

Margaret Meserve, Carl E. Koch Assistant Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, has won the American Historical Association’s Helen&Howard R. Marraro Prize, which recognizes the best book or article on Italy, for"Empires of Islam in Renaissance Historical Thought." p. The book, recently released by Harvard University… Read More

History department No. 1 in ACLS fellowships

Author: Erik Runyon

If recent history repeats itself, University of Notre Dame historians will enjoy looking to the future. p. Over the last three years, Notre Dames Department of History has won more research fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) than any other university in the country and, in… Read More

A love affair with Irish America's history

Author: Arts and Letters

University of Notre Dame historian Jay P. Dolan is retired, sort of. Precision is a challenge in calculating the date. Dolan’s “emeritus” status became official six years ago… Read More

ND historian Father Miscamble receives Truman Award

Author: Arts and Letters

“From Roosevelt to Truman: Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War,” by Rev. Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C., professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, has received the 2008 Harry S. Truman Book Award… Read More

Reformation historian to lecture at Notre Dame

Author: Arts and Letters

Irena Backus, professor of Reformation history and ecclesiastical Latin at the Institute of Reformation History of the University of Geneva, will give a lecture on “Reformation Scepticism Revisited: Faith and Reason in Erasmus and Castellio” at 4:30 p.m. April 2 (Wednesday)… Read More

Labor historian to deliver annual McBride lecture

Author: Arts and Letters

Nelson Lichtenstein, a pre-eminent historian of American labor from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), will deliver a lecture titled “Can the Unions Organize Again? What Will it Take to Make Wal-Mart a Union Shop?” at 7:30 p.m. March 27 (Thursday)… Read More