Monthly Archives: February 2014

Howard Louthan Lecture

Howard Louthan (Professor of History, University of Florida) “A Model for Christendom? Erasmus, Poland and the Reformation.” TODAY, Monday 17 February 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Pick 319 University of Chicago  

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Records Analyst Position

Records Analyst Northern Michigan University is seeking applicants for a Records Analyst. Northern Michigan University, with 8,900 students and 180 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a … Continue reading

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Summer Opportunities for Undergrads

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship Program for Curatorial Training Launched Philanthropy News Digest reports that: “Supported by a $2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, five American museums have announced the launch of an undergraduate fellowship program to provide … Continue reading

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Scholarships and TAships in Women’s Studies

Women’s Studies Program Scholarships Application deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014 (4:30 p.m.) We are now accepting applications for the Mothers Memorial Scholarship and Austin Sawicki Memorial Scholarship. Applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7. For … Continue reading

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Camels in Religion, Science, and History

Archaeologists and other scientists are attempting to determine when camels were domesticated in the Arabian peninsula. Their findings question religious and historical accounts of early Jewish history. The New York Times reports: “There are too many camels in the Bible, … Continue reading

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French Paleography Workshop

The 2014 French Paleography workshop will take place at the Meeter Center for Calvin Studies in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 16 through June 27, 2014. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Meeter Center and the Sixteenth Century Society and … Continue reading

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The Ethics of War

War is often perceived as completely unethical, yet the people who engage in warfare always have ethical systems and cultural frameworks that shape their military practices and individual behaviors. Classic texts on warfare from Thucydides to Clausewitz grapple with ethical … Continue reading

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