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Three SMU history scholars receive 2013-14 book prizes

Three SMU history scholars recently won prestigious awards for books honed during their time at the University. “These recognitions confirm that the Clements Department of History – through its graduate program and research institute ­– continues to lead the way … Continue reading

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Lance R. Blyth receives Weber-Clements prize for his examination of “communities of violence” in northern Mexico

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The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Event- Feb., 25. 6pm Jones Hall of Meadows Museum Presented by Sabri Ates. When most people think of the World War I, they generally think of trench warfare on the Western Front in France. However, it has been estimated that … Continue reading

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Stanton Sharp Lecture Series

Event- February 12. 6 pm in McCord Auditorium “Love in the Time of AIDS: Inequality, Gender, and Rights in South Africa” Presented by Mark Hunter, Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Human Geography, University of Toronto Scarborough, and … Continue reading

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“The Southwest Review”: The First One Hundred Years of Literary Excellence

The Southwest Review Editor-in-Chief Willard Spiegelman talks about its remarkable history on Jan. 22. READ MORE

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Why the iWatch will likely fail, by History professor Alexis McCrossen

The recent release of the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch has started a new wave of rumors about the much-anticipated iWatch, including the prediction by at least one research firm that Apple could sell as many as 10 million of the … Continue reading

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History and Human Rights Experts Remember Nelson Mandela

DALLAS (SMU) — As the world commemorates the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), two SMU scholars of history and human rights offer their unique perspectives on his legacy. Mandela’s revolutionary work to end South Africa’s racial segregation system of apartheid led to … Continue reading

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