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2017-2018 Events – Center for Presidential History

The CPH is pleased to announce its schedule of events for the 2017 – 2018 year! The theme for this year is “America’s Place in the World.” Featuring presentations from historians and scholars from all over the United States, we will

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Upcoming Publication: When Life Strikes the President

The Center for Presidential History will soon see the publication of When Life Strikes the President: Death, Scandal, and Illness in the White House (Oxford University Press, 2017), based on the 2014 conference of a similar name. Americans demand much

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Announcing the 2016-2017 CPH Writing Fellow

The CPH Writing Fellow for the Spring of 2017 is Professor Kate Carté Engel, Associate Professor of History in the William P. Clements Department of History at SMU. Carté Engel is completing a manuscript about how the American Revolution transformed international Protestant

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Announcing Two New Postdoctoral Fellows at the CPH

We are thrilled to announce that two scholars will be joining the CPH in the Fall of 2016 as postdoctoral fellows: Sarah R. Coleman is a historian of post-1945 U.S. political history with a focus on domestic policy development. Sarah

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Two CPH Publications Available for Purchase

The Center for Presidential History has released two books which are now available for purchase. The Four Freedoms: FDR and the Evolution of an American Idea Edited by Jeffrey A. Engel, this book includes seven essays by top scholars, exploring

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Videos of Past CPH Events Now Available

Videos of our past events are available to view on YouTube and Vimeo. For a full list of our past events, click here. For a schedule of all 2015 – 2016 CPH events, click here. Also, join our mailing list

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Announcing the 2015-2016 CPH Writing Fellow

The CPH Writing Fellow for the Spring of 2016 is Professor Sabri Ates, Associate Professor of History in the William P. Clements Department of History at SMU.  Professor Ates is completing a manuscript on the first Kurdish revolt, its attempt

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