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Emmy-award winner Jay Winter to talk World War I

Emmy-award winner and Yale University Professor of History Jay Winter will speak at Illinois State University about World War I and its impact on the globe at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the...
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Reactions: Could Ferguson, Mo. spur another Civil Rights Movement?

Could the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner spark a new Civil Rights Movement? Associate Professor of History Touré Reed responds.
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War for the soul of America

In his new book, A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars, Andrew Hartman explores the battle between conservatives and liberals for the national identity.
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Teaching awards announced

Julia Jung and Larissa Castriotta Kennedy have been announced as the recipients of the Outstanding University Teaching Awards.

Reactions: Nazis not under every stone

Associate Professor of History Katrin Paehler says the protests of Pegida should be seen in light of the reaction of the German people.
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Reactions: What it takes to make a saint

With the canonization of the first=ever Sri Lankan saint, Assistant Professor of History Kathryn Jasper, who specializes in Medieval history, takes a look at how the process of sainthood has...
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Another Cold War coming? Professor says not so fast

Illinois State Associate Professor of History Ross Kennedy talks about whether we're headed for another Cold War.
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Chicago Teachers Union leader to speak

Karen Lewis has never shied from controversy. Now in her second term as the president of the Chicago Teachers Union, she is outspoken about the changes in the Chicago Public School system and a...
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Reintroducing Indian history to campus

While many American universities focus heavily on U.S. and European history, courses on the history of Asia, Africa, the Middle East and other areas are becoming increasingly important. Sudipa...
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Professor Hartman receives Fulbright Chair in Denmark

Illinois State University Associate Professor of History Andrew Hartman has been named the 2013–2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the University of Southern Denmark in...