Kevin Jones on the Washington Post: "How protesters used Arabic to subvert Western influence"

A recent article on the Washington Post's online site by UGA Associate Professor in history Kevin M. Jones discusses how "the recent hacking of the popular Showtime series “Homeland” by a team of Arab graffiti artists hired to draw pro-Assad graffiti on a set depicting a Syrian refugee camp has elicited laughter and applause" See the full article for more details.

History professor John Morrow Jr. is quoted in the New York Times

History professor John Morrow Jr. served as co-chair of the national advisory committee that drew up plans for a new exhibit at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.  Morrow was quoted in a recent New York Times article discussing the new exhibit titled "Fighting for the Right to Fight: The African American Experience in WWII."

Steve Soper wins award for best book in Italian history

cover of Steve Soper's book on Italian history

Congratulations to Steve Soper, whose has been awarded the Society for Italian Historical Studies Marraro prize for the best book in Italian history in 2013! Soper previously took First Prize in the 18th-19th C category of the American Association of Italian Studies Book Award for his book, Building a Civil Society: Associations, Public Life, and the Origins of Modern Italy (U Toronto, 2013).

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