Messiah College History Department News
"TALKING HISTORY" COMES TO WVVM "The V" (90.7). On September
16, 2004 WVVM 90.7 (the Messiah radio station) began broadcasting "Talking
History"--a 30 minute radio program on history (largely American) sponsored
by the Organization of American Historians and broadcast nation wide on
Public Radio Satellite System and internationally on the Voice of America.
The show will air every Thursday at 11:00am. For
more information on the show see: http://talkinghistory.oah.org/
- John has recently published book
reviews in The William and Mary Quarterly and The
Journal of the Early Republic
- John has recently published two op-ed
pieces. “Democratic Party Can Find Help on “Values” Issues in Pro-Life
Wing,” appeared in the Harrisburg Sunday Patriot-News published November
28, 2004 and "Embracing
the Pope--Selectively" was distributed on April 15, 2005 by the History
News Service. It appeared in several national newspapers, including
the Miami Herald and Salt Lake City Tribune.
- In March,
2005, John was a speaker at the Bethany Village Retirement Home. His
topic was, “Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?”
article "Coming to Terms With Lincoln" was recently published in The
Cresset: A Review of Literature, The Arts, and Public Affairs (Advent
- Joseph presented a paper entitled,
" Charity, Cooperation, and Coercion: Managing the Poor in Medieval
Cologne," at the Spring Meeting of the American Society of Church History,
Harrisburg, April 2004.
Joseph's article "Die sozialen
Aspekte der Außenpolitik: Diplomatische Beziehungen
zwischen englischen und deutschen Herrschern im 12. Jahrhundert,"
is forthcoming in Der Weg in eine weitere Welt: Kommunikation
und "politisches Handeln" im 12. Jahrhundert ed. Hanna
Vollrath (LIT Verlag).
- Joseph's book, Family, Commerce,
and Religion in London and Cologne has been released
in paperback by Cambridge University Press
- In October,
2003 Jim spoke in Edmonton at the 2003 Aboriginal Strategies
Conference sponsored by the Canadian government.
- Jim will have
an article entitled "Indian Work and Indian
Neighborhoods: Adjusting to Life in a Midwestern Metropolis
during the 1950s," in the forthcoming collection
A People In-Between: Native Americans in the Midwest
to be published by the University of Illinois Press.
- Jim has recently published reviews
in The Journal of American History,
American Indian Culture and Research Journal,
and American Studies.
Anne Marie Stoner-Eby
- In October 2005, Bernardo will serve
as the discussant for a session entitled "Social Histories of Space in
Latin America," at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies,
- In March 2005,
Bernardo and history major Jeff Erbig recently gave a public lecture at
Messiah entitled entitled "Towards a Cultural History of Archives"
- In March
2005, Bernardo presented (in abstentia) "The Tarai: A Part of Moghlan
or Gorkha?: Perspectives from the Time of the Anglo-Ghorkan War, 1814-1816"
at a conference entitled Nepal Tarai: Context and Possibilities,
- In February
2005, Bernardo and Dr. Gilbert Lozano recently served as discussants
for the film, "My American Girls" as part of the 2005 Messiah College Spring
presented a paper entitled "Tenurial Relations, Territoriality,
and Colonial Boundaries: Mirza Abdullahh Beg on the Anglo-Gorkha
Frontier, 1780-1814" at the North East Region Association of
Asian Studies Meeting, 5-6 November 2004, Darthmouth College, Hanover,
led a cross-cultural trip to Nepal
in May of 2005.
- Anne Marie
presented a paper entitled "Christian Mwalimu: Language, Identity
and Power amongst Anglican Mission Teachers in late Nineteenth Century
Tanzania" in November 2004 at the African Studies Association annual meeting,
New Orleans, LA.
- Anne Marie
presented a paper entitled "Our Mother has very much Increased her Children":
Mission Narratives from Young African Teachers in Southeastern Tanzania,
1888-1896 in November 2003 at the African Studies Association annual meeting,
Norman J. Wilson
- Norm presented a paper entitled,
"The Curtailment of Lutheranism in Bavaria: Imperial
Politics and the Regensburg Economic Embargo" at a session
entitled "Medieval and Reformation Europe: Paupers, Cathars,
and Lutherans" at Spring 2004 meeting of the American Society of Church History,
Harrisuburg, PA, April, 2004.