Iran & America at a Time of Crises
Dr. Oliver Bast discusses Iran’s foreign policy-makers and the United States in the wake of World War I.
Monday, April 23
SUB LOOKOUT ROOM
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Dr. Oliver Bast is an Associate Professor in Middle Eastern History and Persian at the University of
Manchester. He read History and Persian in Berlin, Tehran, Paris, and Bamberg and is currently Visiting Fellow in Iranian Studies at Yale University’s MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He researches diplomatic and political history of Modern Iran and the interface between historiography, politics and cultural memory.
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Free and open to the public.
Presented by the BSU History Department.
For more info contact 426-1255
Jim Crow, Idaho, and the Economics of Racism
The Department of History is joining the Idaho Black History Museum in presenting a talk by Dr. Jill Gill, Associate Professor of History, who will discuss the historic economic roots and continuing repercussions of racism, and the politics of this, both nationally and in Idaho.
A panel discussion immediately follows with with Idahoans who experienced this history first-hand. The panel includes Ms. Clarisse Maxwell, Mr. Warner Terrell, Rev. Dr. Mamie Oliver, and Rev. Henry Webb. The audience will be invited to ask questions of and converse with the panel.
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 / 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union Building, Barnwell Room
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Brown Bag Series – Remaking the Boise River on the Eve of the Millennial Flood
Please join Dr. Todd Shallat, Department of History, for a presentation on the “Remaking the Boise River on the Eve of the Millennial Flood” for the next Brown Bag series.
Wednesday, November 9 @ 3:00 p.m.
ILC Room 213
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Idaho and Race
Errol Jones and Jill Gill, both of the History Department, helped coordinate and participated in a panel titled “Idaho and Race” for the Western Historical Association annual meeting on Oct. 13-16 in Oakland, California. Jones presented his paper titled “Confronting Racial Discrimination: Mexicans and Other Latinos in Idaho’s History.” Gill presented a paper titled “Idaho’s Aryan Education: Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Racial Politics.” From BSU Update
BSU Grad Student Publishes Book
Women Helping Women: A Centennial History of the Boise YWCA/WCA
Sarah Nash, author & BSU Grad Student
Carol Martin, editor
Through a detailed narrative and more than 180 photos, the WCA’s (Women’s and Children’s Alliance) newly released 144-page history book tells stories of empowerment, advocacy, independence, and female strength.
Order the book.
Sarah and Carol will be at a book party at Rediscovered Books in downtown Boise on Saturday, December 3rd at 11 a.m. The books are being sold at the WCA 720 W. Washington and at Rediscovered Books.