In the news: BYU Radio, C-Span, Scientific American, Spotify, St. Louis Public Radio

Posted by on June 4, 2019

  • Why is folklore important in understanding the past and preparing for the future? Dr. Simon Bronner, author of Folklore: The Basics and Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities S&T,
    talks with BYU Radio host Marcus Smith in an interview on May 8.
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McManus among speakers commemorating Antietam cemetery anniversary

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, was a featured speaker in September for the National Cemetery Anniversary Speaker Series in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. He presented “The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat” on Sept. 9 at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. His presentation was broadcast on C-SPAN. Watch the video.

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Brown on Book TV

Posted by on December 1, 2015

Dr. Trent Brown, an associate professor of American studies in English and technical communication, was featured on C-SPAN 2’s Book TV discussing his recent book Ed King’s Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer. Brown was featured on Saturday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 15. Book TV describes the interview as follows:

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DeWitt C-SPAN 3 presentation new date

Posted by on September 11, 2014

Dr. Petra DeWitt, assistant teaching professor of history and political science, will discuss the treatment of German-Americans in Missouri during World War I on C-SPAN 3 at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28. Although the channel is not available through Rolla’s cable providers, the program will be live-streamed at c-span.org. DeWitt will talk about her book […]

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C-SPAN 3 to air Ahmad presentation

Posted by on August 14, 2014

Dr. Diana Ahmad, associate professor of history and political science, presented a paper during the 2014 Society for Historians of the Early American Republic conference as part of a panel titled “Drugs, Alcohol, and Gendered and Racial Experiences of Addiction.” That panel discussion will air at 1:05 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, on C-SPAN 3. Although […]

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