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1 Examining Christianity in Japan and Iowa
Bauer--Nick (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.05
3/1/2021 Professor Reiner Hesselink discussed the Dyersville Catholic church and it's connection to Japan as part of the Phi Alpha Theta lecture series.
2 Cold War soldier's story
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.01
10/21/2019 Dr. Kenneth Atkinson, UNI Professor, and Cold War Veteran, gave his lecture, "Transporting the Nation's Secrets Across the Iron Curtain: A Cold War Soldier's Story" on October 16th, 2019. The event was hosted by UNI's Phi Alpha Theta History Lecture Series; photo.
3 UNI to host lecture on the Nevada Test Site Oral History Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:110, p.1
10/31/2013 UNI will host a lecture about the Nevada Test Site Oral History Project. Leisl Carr Childers will be giving the lecture. The Nevada Test Site Oral History Project documented the remembrances of those affected by nuclear testing during the Cold War.
4 UNI to host reporter Jack Hovelson
Public Relations News Release 2013:74, p.1
9/30/2013 Reporter, Jack Hovelson, will present, "Newspapering: If You Ain't Good, You Better Be Lucky". Jack Hovelson has written numerous articles for many publications including USA Today. The event is sponsored by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta.
5 UNI professor to present lecture on immigration in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2012:185, p.1
1/31/2013 Professor Mark Grey will deliver his lecture, "Immigration and Ethnic Diversity in Iowa". This lecture will focus on the arrival of diverse immigrant populations in Iowa.
6 'Town and Gown' Lecture to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:125, p.1
11/2/2010 The Department of History will present "Town and Gown When the Dow was Down: Cedar Falls and ISTC in 1933," by Ruth Ratliff, director of campaigns, development & foundation.
7 UNI professor to present 'Contextualizing Assyrian Brutality'
Public Relations News Release 2010:95, p.1
10/13/2010 Robert Dise, a associate history professor, will discuss the Assyrians' reputation for savagery and will explore how their brutality arose out of their faith in their chief god, Ashur, and their commitment to maintaining order in the world.
8 UNI lecture to explore French efforts to eliminate visible signs of Islam
Public Relations News Release 2009:312, p.1
3/3/2010 "Women, the Veil, and Freedom: Europe and Islam in the Twenty-First Century" is the title of a lecture to be given by Emily Machen, professor of history, in Seerley Hall.
9 Feb. 10 lecture at UNI explores power of positive thinking, proper eating
Public Relations News Release 2009:257, p.
2/4/2010 Trudy Eden will give a lecture on "Metaphysics and Meatless Meals: Why Diet was Important to the New Thought Movement of the early 20th Century." Those who participateed in the movement believed in the power of positive thinking.
10 Jan. 20 lecture to focus on transformation of Buenos Aires between 1880 and 1950
Public Relations News Release 2009:227, p.1
1/14/2010 Pablo Ben, assistant professor of Latin American history, will present "From City to Sin to Family Haven: the Transformation of Buenos Aires between 1880 and 1950." Ben will discuss how modern homosexual and heterosexual identities began to emerge.
11 Nov. 11 history lecture to focus on letter condemning 18th century emperor
Public Relations News Release 2009:154, p.1
11/5/2009 Lou Fenech, professor of history, will present "The Epistle of Victory: A Persian Letter to the Mughal King AtB" in Seerley Hall. Fenech will focus on the histography of an 18th century letter written from the 10th Sikh Guru to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.
12 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare and Socialism" samples of civil rights supporter
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.1
10/6/2009 Eric Arnesen, professor of history at George Washington University, was the featured speaker at the annual Carl L. Becker Lecture. He addressed the life of A. Philip Randolph in a personal and detailed manner; photo.
13 UNI professor to give lecture on history of corpses on Oct. 14
Public Relations News Release 2009:101, p.1
10/6/2009 "Service after death: the political use of corpses" is the title of a lecture to be given by Thomas Connors in Seerley Hall. The lecture will explore the effect that the dead have on the legitimacy of governments.
14 UNI to host annual Becker Lecture, Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:62, p.1
9/17/2009 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare, and Socialism: The Emerging Radicalism of A. Philip Randolph" will be the topic delivered by Eric Arnesen, professor of history at The George Washington University.
15 UNI to host lecture on pre-modern Chinese history
Public Relations News Release 2008:439, p.1
4/2/2009 "The (Sixth-Century) Reunification of China" will be the topic by Charles Holcombe, professor of history. He will explore the pivotal era in pre-modern Chinese history that led to China's reunification in 589 A.D. under one imperial dynasty.
16 UNI to host lecture on Francophone studies
Public Relations News Release 2008:368, p.1
3/2/2009 "Catching Up While Moving Forward: History and the Francophone Studies Classroom" will be the topic of the next history lecture. Dierdre Heistad, associate professor of modern languages, will discuss information from the book she is currently writing.
17 UNI guest speaker to present lecture for Lincoln Bicentennial
Public Relations News Release 2008:341, p.1
2/5/2009 "All Thanks, All Honor to Iowa!" Abraham Lincoln and the Hawkeye State" will be the subject of the history lecture. Grant Veeder will discuss Lincoln's visits to Iowa, his Iowa land holdings, his involvement with Iowa's leaders, and more.
18 UNI history lecture to be on a 'forgotten' Iowa woman
Public Relations News Release 2008:198, p.1
11/5/2008 Cheryl Mullenbach, an independent scholar from Des Moines, will deliver the lecture focusing on the story of Julia Addington, the first woman elected to public office in Iowa. Addington's legacy "has been overlooked--or forgotten--by most historians.
19 Civil War lecture at UNI, Oct. 8
Public Relations News Release 2008:107, p.1
9/30/2008 "Elmer Ellsworth and James Jackson: The Politics of Martyrdom in the U. S. Civil War" will be the topic of a lecture by Sarah Purcell, associate professor of history at Grinnell College.
20 UNI's next Becker history lecture will discuss Augustine and early Christian thought
Public Relations News Release 2008:75, p.1
9/15/2008 David Hunter's academic interests lie in the early history of Christianity and the history of Christian thought, and he has published several books and numerous articles on Greek and Latin writers of the early church.
21 UNI professor will give lecture on the Supreme Court and affirmative action
Public Relations News Release 2007:607, p.1
4/16/2008 Professor John Johnson will talk about race-based considerations for admission to higher education.
22 UNI will celebrate Women's History Month with history lecture on 17th century incident
Public Relations News Release 2007:509, p.1
3/19/2008 "The Female Indian Killer Memorialized: Hannah Duston and the Nineteenth-Century Feminization of American Violence" will be presented by Barbara Cutter March 26.
23 Miracle shrine in Greece topic for UNI history lecture
Public Relations News Release 2007:438, p.1
2/20/2008 Gregory Bruess will be speaking February 27.
24 UNI's Husband to to speak on Antislavery Feminism
Public Relations News Release 2007:379, p.1
1/25/2008 Julie Husband will be speaking January 30.
25 UNI history lecture to discuss new world renaissance
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/28/2007 Charlotte Wells will be presenting "The New World Renaissance: Jacques Le Moyne, Theodore de Bry and The French Experience in Florida" Wednesday, April 4.
26 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/19/2007 Gabrielle Kuenzli will be speaking about the Bolivian civil war Wednesday, March 21.
27 UNI professor to discuss outcome of Bolivian civil war
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/14/2007 Gabrielle Kuenzli will be speaking Wednesday, March 21.
28 UNI history lecture date changed
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 The lecture "Aymara Participation in the 1899 Civil War in Bolivia: Race War or Liberal Mobilization?" will be taking place Wednesday, February 21.
29 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/8/2007 Samuel Gladden will present "The Criminal Invisible: Image as Evidence in Nineteenth-Century England," as part of the Phi Alpha Theta/Department of History Lecture Series.
30 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/2/2006 "Women's Nutrition and Women's Control Among Tanzania Masai Pastoralists" will be presented Wednesday, October 4.
31 UNI's Becker History Lecture to discuss loyalty, virtue
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
8/30/2006 "Samurai Trouble: Is Loyalty a Virtue?" will be the first lecture of the year for the history department. Mary Elizabeth Berry will deliver the 33rd annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in history.
32 Wednesday, Feb. 1
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/30/2006 Leslie Schwalm will give presentation on civil rights; Crimson Café Poetry night will be held.
33 UNI history lecture features impact of emancipation on African-Americans in Midwest
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/25/2006 "Freedom in the Heartland: African-Americans and Civil Rights in the Age of Emancipation" will be the lecture topic for Leslie Schwalm.
34 Banning of Islamic head scarves in French schools featured topic in UNI lecture
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/14/2005 Joan Wallach Scott of the school of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N. J. will speak at lecture sponsored by History Department and Phi Alpha Theta.
35 Cowboy dress next topic in history series
Northern Iowan 101:43, p.2
3/8/2005 Mitchell Strauss and Annette Lynch will lecture as part of the UNI History Lecture Series.
36 UNI history lecture to analyze cowboy mythology
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/2/2005 Professors Annette Lynch and Mitchell Strauss will deliver lecture on cowboy dress.
37 Monologues given for Women's History Month
Northern Iowan 101:41, p.2
3/1/2005 "The Rib Speaks Out" will be presented March 3, 2005.
38 Husband gives lecture on 'Roots and Rhetorics of African-American Conservatism'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/25/2005 Julie Husband will deliver the Phi Alpha Theta lecture on February 2.
39 'Science and the Federal Government' topic for next UNI history lecture
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/10/2004 Joanne Goldman will lecture.
40 UNI to host 31st annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in history
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/1/2004 Nancy Maclean will speak about how the women's workplace activism changed the United States.
41 What's up
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.4
4/20/2004 Meetings and events planned.
42 Social construction of work in the Amana Society topic for UNI history lecture, Nov. 12
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/6/2003 Peter Hoehnle to discuss labor in the Amana Society.
43 Lecture 'digs up' cemetery research
Eggers--Bridget (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:19, p.1
11/4/2003 Professor Thomas Connors' lecture about death and cemeteries in the nineteenth century was held on Halloween night.
44 Edgar Allen Poe, Sleepy Hollow, and death in mid-19th century America topic for UNI history lecture series Oct. 29
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/22/2003 Discussion on how 19th century writers Poe and Washington Irving dealt with the issue of urban burial.
45 30th Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in History to be held Wednesday, Sept. 24
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/18/2003 Paul Schroeder's topic of lecture will be the role of American diplomacy in world affairs.
46 UNI history lecturer to discuss the reconstruction of history in post-conquest Mexico
Public Relations News Release 2002:427, p.1
4/2/2003 Edward Osowski will speak on "Christ in the Cave: The Indigenous Reconstruction of History in Post-Conquest Mexico" on April 9.
47 UNI history lecture to discuss Spanish Inquisition in Colonial Mexico
Public Relations News Release 2002:374, p.1
3/7/2003 Nora Jaffary will discuss "Indians, Africans and the Creation of 'Deviant' Catholicism in Colonial Mexico" on March 12.
48 Elvis and his effects on popular music next topic for UNI history lecture series
Public Relations News Release 2002:324, p.1
2/13/2003 John Baskerville will present "Elvis as Cultural Bridge: Signifying in American Popular Music."
49 Middle-class America in mid-19th century topic for UNI history lecture series Wednesday, Nov. 20
Public Relations News Release 2002:203, p.1
11/14/2002 Brian Roberts will present "Exactly What Americans Ought to Be: The Populist Radicalism of the Hutchinson Family Singers, 1842-1844."
50 UNI student groups address proposal to strike Iraq
Public Relations News Release 2002:118, p.1
10/11/2002 A panel discussion on the proposal to invade Iraq will be held by that History Club and Phi Alpha Theta.

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