Packed schedule explores the crossroads of freedom and equality
PUEBLO – The coordinating committee for the 2013 Southeastern Colorado National History Day Contest at Colorado State University-Pueblo has organized a special event on February 23 to raise funds to support the local National History Day operations.
The history of sweet potato in the Pacific has long been an enigma. Archaeological, linguistic, and ethnobotanical data suggest that prehistoric human-mediated dispersal events contributed to the distribution in Oceania of this American domesticate. According to the “tripartite hypothesis,” sweet potato was introduced into Oceania from South America in pre-Columbian...
In this unit you’ll explore art history. Look around you, it’s likely that wherever you are you’ll be able to see some images, it’s also likely that many of these image will be intended to have some sort of effect on you. Here you will be exploring the power of images via a study of contemporary art from the 1980s onwards.
Ewen Callaway delights in a cherry-picked selection of the London Natural History Museum's gargantuan trove.
David Scheffer, who served as the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, spoke at the University of Virginia School of Law on contemporary issues in war crimes and provided a historical overview of war crimes tribunals.
Professors Tomiko Brown-Nagin (Virginia Law), Alfred S. Konefsky (State University of New York at Buffalo Law School), John Fabian Witt (Yale Law School) and G. Edward White (Virginia Law) discussed White's "Law in American History: Volume One, From the Colonial Years Through the Civil War," in a panel discussion moderated by UVA Law Vice Dean Elizabeth Magill on Feb.
"The Diary of a Dean," published in March by the Law Library's Special Collections department, offers selections from an 11-volume diary kept by William Minor Lile, the first dean of the University of Virginia School of Law.
University of Virginia law and history professor Risa Goluboff's innovative work in legal history recently was recognized through two honors. On Thursday, the American Council for Learned Societies named Goluboff a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow, a $75,000 award that supports recently tenured scholars in the humanities and social sciences.
Uncovering how much government officials and those running for office pay — or should pay — in taxes has been a popular pastime for longer than many realize, as a new article by University of Virginia law professor George K. Yin illustrates.