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November/December 2004 Historically Speaking4 1 MEMBER ACHIEVEMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Arthur Abraham was appointed chairman of the department ofhistory and philosophy, Virginia State University, in June 2004. JosephA.Amato's writings are to be made part of a special collection of the University of Minnesota Library archives dedicatedto contemporary Minnesota writers. His co-edited collection, A Place Called Home: Writings on the Midwestern Small Town (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2003) won a Minnesota -Humanities sponsored Minnesota BookAward this spring. Lorraine C.Attreed was promotedto professor at the College ofthe Holy Cross. She is currently researching abook on medievalAngloIberianrelations during aFaculty Fellowship. William H. Bartsch received the Arthur Goodzeit Award for December 8, 1942: MacArthur 's Pearl Habor (Texas A & M Press, 2003). The book was selected as the best military history book published during the calendar year 2003. Michael Burger received a summer research stipend from theNational Endowment forthe Humanities for work leading to a book on "Power over Distance in English Diocesan Governance, ca. 1150-1320." Joseph Byrne, ahistorian ofmedieval and early modem Europe, was promotedto Professor of Honors at Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. James Friguglietti has retired with the title ofprofessor ofhistory emeritus afterteaching forthirty-eight years, the last twenty-eight at Eastern Montana College (now Montana State University-Billings). But he continues to remain active in the profession. In July he presented a paper entitled "An Historian 'in Exile': George Rude as an Historian ofAustralia " at the XIVth George Rude Seminar held at the University of Melbourne, Australia . Next year he will return toAustralia to participate in the International Congress of Historical Sciences and comment on papers delivered at a session on "Historical Encyclopedias and Dictionaries." In the summer of2003 he interviewed George Rudé's widow Doreen at her home in Rye, England, about her husband's career. She diedthis past March at age ninety-three. Michael H. Gorn received the 2004 GardnerLasser Aerospace History Literature Award from the American Institute ofAeronautics andAstronautics for his book Expanding the Envelope: Flight Research at the NACA and NASA (The University Press of Kentucky, 2001). The award is presented fro the best original contribution to the field ofaeronautical or astronautically historical non-fiction literature published in the last five years dealing with the science, technology, and/or impact ofaeronautics and astronautics on society. Dr. Gorn is the Chief Historian of the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California. Claudia Haake will be funded by theArts and Humanities Research Board/UK for a research leave. She also received a overseas conference grant from the British Academy, as well as a grant from the U.S. Embassy for library acquisitions. MeMn Holli delivered a lecture entitled "Irish American Mayors in America's Big Cities" at the Nordic Association ofAmerican Studies conference at the University ofHelsinki, Finland, in May of2004, as well as a lecture entitled "Emil Hurja: American's First President Pollster, 1932-36" at the Crystal Falls, Michigan Finnish Heritage Day conference, July 31, 2004. Thomas Albert Howard served as a Senior Carey Research Fellow in the Erasmus Institute at the University ofNotre Dame. William Issel was the winner ofThe 2004 WebbSmith Essay Competition Award in Western American History for his essay '"For Both Cross and Flag': Catholic Action in Northern California during the 1930s" tobe published in the 39th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Lectures by Texas A & M Press, Spring 2005. Gary D. Joiner's recent book, OneDamn Blunder From Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign of1864, won the 2004Albert Castel Award for best historical work on the western theater ofthe Civil War. Yang-Ho Leewas electedpresident ofthe Church History Society in Korea on May 29, 2004. Nickolas Lupinin was elected president ofthe Association for the Study ofEastern Christian History and Culture (ASEC). He coorganized and co-chaired a conference at Harvard University on "The Modem History of Eastern Christianity: Transitions and Problems ." He alsopresented apaper entitled"ReEstablishing the Narrative: New Direction for the Study ofRussian Orthodoxy" at the 2004 Conference ofthe Historical Society. Thomas C. Mackey completed a five-yearterm as chair ofthe history department at the University ofLouisville on July 1, 2004. He also received a promotion to professor ofhistory. The Virginia Historical Society awardedhim a Mellon Research...

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ISSN
1944-6438
Print ISSN
1941-4188
Pages
pp. 41-42
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-04
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Ceased Publication
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