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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Modern World History28th July 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The graduate certificate in Modern World History is a career-focused program that provides advanced training in the methods and skills of historians, helping high school teachers satisfy new state guidelines for instruction in dual-credit programs, and giving other admitted graduate students insights into world history  from a broad, comparative perspective. …

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Remembering IU Southeast’s first student: A trailblazer from across the river18th February 2016

By Kristin Kennedy One September afternoon in 1941, a black woman crossed the river from Louisville and became the first student to enroll in the Indiana University Falls City Area Center, the historical foundation of IU Southeast. The woman’s name was Lyda Jeannetta Radford. IU Southeast remembers Radford in honor of Black History Month and …

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IU Southeast students win top awards at model United Nations conference17th November 2015

By Steven Krolak It’s one thing to have opinions about the war in Syria or Chinese expansion. But what if you sat on the United Nations Security Council as the representative of one of the member states? How would you choose to vote on matters that directly involved your country’s national interest as well as …

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Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Ryan29th October 2015

Kelly Ryan School of Social Sciences Associate Professor of History Biography Kelly Ryan is associate professor of the department of history at IU Southeast, and teaches classes in early American history, gender and sexuality. Her research focuses on the revolutionary and early national periods of U.S. history. Her book, Regulating Passion: Sexuality and Patriarchal Rule …

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The Past Is Present: History students and professor attend national conference25th September 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — For two days in September, IU Southeast undergraduates Joseph Simon and Lowell Simpson, along with their teacher, assistant professor Elizabeth Gritter, Ph.D., represented their department and university at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) in Louisville, Ky. The AASLH meeting brought over 850 leading …

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IU Southeast history professor published by University Press of Kentucky23rd May 2014

Elizabeth Gritter, assistant professor of history, specializes in teaching United States history and the Civil Rights Movement. On Martin Luther King Jr. day this year, her book “River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 1865-1954,” was published by University Press of Kentucky. Gritter said the book is an outgrowth of her undergraduate …

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IU Southeast professors release book on state Supreme Court justices15th March 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN (March 10, 2011) – Two IU Southeast professors recently celebrated the release of their latest book chronicling the lives of Indiana’s 106 Supreme Court justices. Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court, edited by IU Southeast journalism professor Jim St. Clair and political science professor emerita Linda Gugin, is now available from the Indiana Historical Society Press.

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IU Southeast faculty to host Oral History Workshop at Jeffersonville Library23rd February 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN (Feb. 22, 2011) – Learn how to help keep history alive at the Community Oral History Workshop. Dr. Carl E. Kramer, director of the Institute for Local and Oral History at Indiana University Southeast and a long-time historian of southern Indiana and the Greater Louisville Metropolitan Region, will conduct an oral history workshop at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 24.

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