2004 -2005






I. Publications, performances, Exhibits


II. Papers and Presentations


III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies


IV. External Grants Received


V. Awards




I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits


Hastings, James M.


Review of Akira Matsuyama, The Traditional Dietary Culture of South East Asia: Its Formation and Pedigree (London: Kegan Paul, 2003) in Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture (Spring 2005)


Review of Kaushik Roy, From Hydaspes to Kargil: A History of Warfare in India from 326 BC to AD 1999 (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2004) in The Sixteenth Century Journal (Spring 2005)


Review of Eckart Ehlers and Thomas Krafft, Shahjahanabad, Old Delhi: Tradition and Colonial Change (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2003) in The Sixteenth Century Journal (Winter 2005)

Hughes, Michael L.


“Selective Remembering, Selective Generosity: Restitution and Reconciliation in

West Germany,” Proceedings of the American Historical Association, 2004.


O’Connell, Monique E


The Venetian Patriciate in the Mediterranean: Legal Identity and Lineage in Fifteenth Century Venetian Crete,” Renaissance Quarterly 57 (2004): 466-93.


 The Castellan in Local Administration in Fifteenth century Venetian Crete,” Thesaurismata 33 (2004): 161-77.


Watts, Sarah L.


“Built Languages of Class: Skyscrapers and Labor Protest in Victorian Public Space” in The American Skyscraper: Cultural Histories,  Cambridge University Press, April 2005.


II. Papers and Presentations (I)


Bobroff, Ronald P.


Paper: “Imperial Russia’s Contribution to the Modern Middle East: Russia’s Role in the Sykes-Picot Talks.”  Southern Conference on Slavic Studies Annual Meeting,  Nashville, TN, April 2005.


Caron, Simone


“Unwed Motherhood and Adoption at the Sophia Little Home, 1905-1936.” Organization of American Historians Southern Regional Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2004.



Hendricks, J. Edwin


“Charles Thomson and the Great Seal of the United States,”

Harriton House (original Bryn Mawr Plantation House) 300th  Anniversary Celebration, October 15/16, 2004


Hughes, Michael L.




O’Connell, Monique E.


 Speaker, “The Venetian Maritime State 1380-1420,” The American Historical Association, Seattle, Jan 7-9 2005.


 Invited Speaker, “The Political Consciousness of the Venetian Empire,” at University of Michigan Narratives of Empire Conference, Dec 2-4 2004.


 Presenter, “Factionalism and Feuding in the Venetian Maritime State,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto, Oct 29-31 2004.



Smith, J. Howell


Moderator and Commentator ,“Phi Alpha Theta – U. S. History”

Southern Historical Association, Nov. 3-6, 2004, Memphis


Commentator, “American Policy in the Twentieth Century  [Joint. Session with Political Science]  Southwestern Social Science Association, March 23-26, 2005, New Orleans.


Villagomez, Cynthia J.


Paper:  “Plato and Pastoral Care in the Life of Narsai, Bishop of Shenna”; Syriac Christianity at the Crossroads:  North American Syriac Symposium IV; Princeton Theological Seminary; July 2003.


Wilson, James A., Jr.


“African-Americans and the African Diaspora: Education, Colonial East Africa, and the Tuskegee Institute    The John Hope Franklin Collection for African and African American Documentation Lecture Series, Duke University, 20April, 2005.


“Service-Learning: How to bring African History with Global Awareness”

7th Annual Service-Learning Conference, North Carolina Campus Compact,

Elon University, 16 February, 2005.


III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies (L,M,N)


Escott, Paul D.


Appointed member, North Carolina Historical Commission


Smith, J. Howell


Executive Board of Phi Alpha Theta


Executive Board of Southern Association of Pre-Law Advisors



 IV. External Grants Received (J)


O’Connell, Monique E.


Venetian Empire, NEH, $5000


Dept. of Classics, University of Cincinnati:  $3,000



V. Awards (O)


Watts, Sarah L.


Rinehardt Teaching Award for distinguished Teaching 2004-2005