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2011-2012

Denise Lynn, Assistant Professor of History at USI, recently published "United We Spend: Communist Women and the 1935 Meat Boycott," American Communist History 10:1 (2011), 35-52.

An essay by Tamara L. Hunt, Professor of History at USI, "Desumanizando o outro: Aimagem do 'oriental' nacaricaturainglesa (1750-1850)," was published in the essay collection, Imprensa, Humor e Caricatura, edited by Isabel Lustosa (Brazil, 2011) 407-438.

Michael Dixon, Associate Professor of History at USI, was named Assistant Dean of the College of Liberal Arts in July 2011.

Tamara L. Hunt, Professor of History at USI, wrote the grant proposal that secured an award of nearly $100,000 for the Evansville African-American Museum from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute’s mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The grant creates a partnership between USI and the Museum that will include training for staff and board members in best practices for museums and archival management through classes and workshops; establishing four paid internships for history majors who plan careers in the museum field and engaging students at local high schools through the study of African American history at USI and service-learning projects at the Evansville African American Museum.

Anya King, Assistant professor of history at USI, presented "China and the Musk Trade with the Islamic World in the 9th - 11th Centuries CE" at the 20th Annual World History Association conference in Beijing, China, July 2011.

In July 2011, Casey Harison, Professor of History at USI, was named Director of the Center for Communal Studies at the University of Southern Indiana.

Kristalyn Shefveland, Assistant Professor of History at USI, presented the paper "'Willingly complyed and removed to the Fort': The Secret History of Anglo-Indian Visions of Virginia's Southwest" at the British Group in Early American History Annual Conference at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, September, 2011.

Kristalyn Shefveland, Assistant Professor of History at USI, presented at the 2nd annual Indiana's Historic Pathways Teacher Workshop in Paoli, Indiana October 2011.

Adam Meredith, instructor of history at USI, presented the paper "Anti-Salvery Discussions in Ante-Bellum Kentucky" at the annual Ohio Valley History Conference at Murray State University, October 2011.

Thomas Rodgers, instructor of history at USI, presented the paper "Butternuts, Klement, Weber and the Study of Midwestern Democrats of the Civil War Era" at the annual Ohio Valley History Conference at Murray State University, October 2011.

Kristalyn Shefveland, Assistant Professor of History at USI, presented the paper "Reversing Their Removal from the Narrative: Native Views from Virginia" at the annual meeting of the Society for Ethnohistory, October 2011 in Pasadena, CA.

Jason Hardgrave, Associate Professor of History at USI, presented "All Abuzz about Medieval Bees: Reframing Ancient Works in a Medieval Context" at the 50th meeting of the Midwest Medieval History Conference in Kansas City, MO in October 2011.

Tamara L. Hunt, Professor of History at USI, presented the paper “Business or Family Ties? The Case of Elizabeth Nutt, Printer,” at the 57th Annual Midwest Conference on British Studies, November 2011 in Terre Haute, Indiana.