October 2009 Archives

Recently Published

From All Points: America's Immigrant West, 1870s-1952 by Elliott Robert Barkan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. 598 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-34851-7.

Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism (CCMET)

The Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism is a new academic organization created to foster and facilitate collaboration among historians working in this field. Those interested in the history of migrations, ethnicity, transnationalism and related subjects are invited to join the CCMET listserve or visit the web site. (more)

Recently Published

The Wartime Experiences of a Cleveland Czechoslovak Legionnaire: the World War I Diary of Ladislav Krizek by Stephen Sebesta

Rússia - Ascensão e Queda de Um Império - Uma História Geopolítica e Militar da Rússia, dos Czares ao Século XXI by João Fábio Bertonha

Legal History Workshop

Friday, October 16, 10:10-12:10, Mondale Hall 55.
The Legal History Workshop will be hosting Christopher Capozzola, Associate Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who is currently working on transitional justice, postcolonial citizenship, and war crimes trials in Asia following WWII. Capozzola will be presenting a paper from his current research titled "A Tale of Two Treasons: Adjudicating War Crimes and Collaboration in Manila, 1945."

Korean Quarterly, IHRC Work to Preserve Digital Information

The Spectrum Trust Foundation of St. Paul, Minn., has awarded Korean Quarterly and Immigration History Research Center a $2,500 grant to support their work to initiate a digital newspaper archive preserving an important Korean-American ethnic publication.

IHRC Awards 2 Prestigious Graduate Fellowships

The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) at the University of Minnesota has awarded two of its most prestigious graduate fellowships: the Francis Maria Graduate Fellowship in Arab American Studies and the American Latvian Association (ALA) Graduate Fellowship in Latvian American Studies.