Tag Archives: faculty books

Research: A new look at the Native American movement

When several hundred Native Americans took over the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., on November 3, 1972, it was with the backing of a hodgepodge of supporters ranging  from hippies to Methodists to Hollywood celebrities. SMU History Professor … Continue reading

Posted in For the Record, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Research: A field-changing view of divine kingship in Islam

In a new and potentially field-changing study, SMU historian Azfar Moin explores why Muslim sovereigns in the early modern era began to imitate the exalted nature of Sufi saints. Uncovering a startling but widespread phenomenon, Moin shows how the charismatic pull of … Continue reading

Posted in For the Record, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

For the Record: May 2012

The SMU Office of Public Affairs received 10 awards in 8 different categories in the 2012 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV competition. Nicole Santos, Melinda Matthews, Laura Graham, Karen Shoholm and Vicki Olvera, Integrated Marketing and Advertising, won a Gold … Continue reading

Posted in For the Record | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Research: Blue laws, green cards and other colorful legal terms

Elizabeth Thornburg never imagined that she would be turning to Dr. Seuss, Shakespeare and vaudeville for legal research. But those sources proved invaluable when she joined forces with another law professor, a law librarian and a legal lexicographer for the book … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Faculty in the News: May 25, 2010

Continue reading

Posted in Faculty in the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Remembering Romero with services, scholarship

Continue reading

Posted in Calendar Highlights, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

For the Record: May 21, 2009

Continue reading

Posted in For the Record | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The view “From High on the Hilltop”

Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off