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Dr. Shuhua Fan, Summer 2018- Presentation and Publication

Conference Presentation: “The Knight Brothers at Newchwang (Niuzhuang): Foreign Community in Mid-Nineteenth Century Chinese Treaty Ports,” at the June 21-23, 2018 Annual Conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Philadelphia, PA. Publication: Chinese edition of The Harvard-Yenching … Continue reading

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Dr. Aiala Levy: Collaborative Reading and Note-Taking: How to Foster a Forum Using Google Docs

Be sure to check out this article written by Dr. Aiala Levy in the April 2018 Perspectives magazine. https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/april-2018/collaborative-reading-and-note-taking-how-to-foster-a-forum-using-google-docs      

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Dr. Shuhua Fan Appointed to the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

Congratulations to Dr. Shuhua Fan who was sworn in as a member of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs this past Monday. The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, which was created by Executive … Continue reading

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Dr. Susan Poulson on Going Co-Ed

Dr. Susan Poulson was recently featured in an article in The Atlantic about “What Girl Scouts Can Learn from Women’s Colleges.”  Dr. Poulson co-editor of Going Coed: Women’s Experiences in Formerly Men’s Colleges and Universities, 1950-2000, offered her perspective on … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert Shaffern helps to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

On Tuesday, 26 September, University of Scranton professor of medieval history, Robert Shaffern Ph.D., delivered a lecture titled “Johan Tetzel and the Protestant Reformation.” The talk was organized by Phil Yevics and the Scranton-based ecumenical group, Christian Communities Gathering, as … Continue reading

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Remembering Professor Williams

It was with great sadness that the members of the department learned of the passing of Bernie Williams in late March.  The loss, however, also served as a time of reflection–one particularly touching tribute was a recent column in the … Continue reading

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