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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Annual History Lecture presented by Dr. Don Baker of University of British Columbia

On Monday 23 September, Dr. Don Baker from the University of British Columbia delivered this year’s Annual History Lecture at STU. Before an attentive audience, he spoke about “The Korean Powder Keg: What Two Millennia of History Suggests About the Future,” and responded to numerous questions from the public after his lecture. Dr. Baker came […]

Launch of The Astrolabe

Last week, the Saint Thomas University Society for History (STUSH) launched its journal _The Astrolabe_ This is a peer edited journal that has been two years in the making. The launch theme was “Victorian Tea Party.”

PUBLIC LECTURE: “A Fate in Common?” by Nicholas Williams of Saarland University

PUBLIC LECTURE: “A Fate in Common? The Evacuation of German Saarland and French Lorraine at the Beginning of the Second World War” In 1939, the German attack on Poland that marked the beginning of World War II also sparked the evacuation of more than one million civilians from so-called “Red Zones” along the German-French border. […]

Annual History Lecture on 23 September

Teaching Perspectives

Focus article by Dr. Karen Robert in Teaching Perspectives entitled “Here and Now: Mindfulness Experiments in the World History Classroom.” Go to page 18:

Dr. Vose receives a SSHRC Insight Grant

More fantastic news: Congratulations to Dr. Robin Vose who received a SSHRC Insight Grant valued at $81,622 for his research project “The inquisitor’s lens: a global survey of inquisition manuals and juridical literature.”

Dr. Brad Cross acclaimed for distinguished teaching by the Association of Atlantic Universities

“Dr. Bradley Cross, an Associate Professor in the Department of History at St. Thomas University, believes that his most successful courses are ones in which he draws attention to what the class, including himself, doesn’t know or might not be able to know. He explains that this approach provides “a common goal of asking good […]

Welcome or welcome back to STU!

Aren’t you getting excited about the fall? We are too, and we’ve got some great courses that you might not have heard about <>, including the following ones: — History of the United Nations (HIST-2453) The United Nations represents the first serious effort toward an international government. History of the United Nations examines the evolution […]