Historical And Political Studies

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Apr 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

African Folktale Competition Winners Announced

During the Pan African Studies program’s inaugural African Folktale Competition in February, students were tasked with writing an African folktale between 500 and 1,000 words. On April 5, winners Bethany Davis ’19, Megan Patterson ’22, Rebecca Hane ’20, and Facia Sirleaf ’21M were feted at an...

Daboh '11M with Dr. Riggan and GFS students in Sierra Leone.

Feb 4, 2019 Caitlin Burns

IPCR Alumnus Appointed As Director General of the Sierra Leone Content Agency

Fodeba Daboh ’11M, International Peace and Conflict Resolution alumnus and adjunct professor of Historical and Political Studies, was recently appointed as Director General of the Sierra Leone Local Content Agency by His Excellency the President, Rtd Brig. Dr. Julius Maada Bio. The Sierra Leone...

Justin Tai Dec 21, 2018 11:46 am

Julie Noreene Quibuyen ’21, Social Justice Advocate

Tell me a little about yourself. J:  I was born and raised in the Philippines. When I was 13, my family moved to Guam. I came from a conservative Asian family and, at first, coming to the United States was very different from what I was accustomed to. I definitely went through a period of...

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Dec 20, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Adjovi Interviewed After Diplomatic Incident in Hungary

Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies and a member of the United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, was featured in several international news publications after the group’s trip to Hungary was cut short when they were illegally denied access to “transit...

Dec 18, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Siskind Organizes Urban History Association Conference

Dr. Peter Siskind, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assistant professor of History, and executive director of the Urban History Association (UHA), was a primary organizer of UHA’s Ninth Biennial Conference, held in Columbia, S.C. from Oct. 18 to 21. More than 400 scholars...

Dec 17, 2018 Patricia Greenwood

MLK, Jr. Holiday Program 2019

This year's annual holiday recognition program and celebration, in collaboration with the Cheltenham Area Branch of the NAACP, and Arcadia student clubs: the Black Awareness Society, POWER (Pushing Our Women of color to Excel in the Real world), and Scarlet Steppers, is entitled "YOUTH FORUM 2019...

Aug 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Co-Authors Article on Eritrean Refugees

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, recently co-authored the article ””We Can’t Go Home”: What Does Peace Mean for Eritrean Refugees?” The piece was published Aug. 1 on the pan-african news site African Arguments, and addresses the delicate position of...

May 9, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Political Science Majors Present at National Student Research Conference

Political Science majors Nicole Franiok ’18, Erika Raskay ’18, and Cameron Allen ’18 presented research at the fifth annual Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference in Washington, D.C., in February. Franiok and Raskay’s presentations were based on their Senior Capstone research topics...

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May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Awarded Fellowship for Research on Eritrean Refugees

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, will continue her research into Eritrean refugees at the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research during the summer of 2019. Dr. Riggan is conducting the research through the Georg Arnhold Program on...

Apr 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Global 1968 Panel Explores Iconic Year’s Influence on Pop Culture

By Caitlin Joyce '20 On March 29, a panel, “1968: Transformations in Art, Media, and Culture,” discussed how political and social climate changes during that year influenced pop culture. The panel, part of the Global 1968: Explosions and Legacies series, featured Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr.,...

Mar 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Breaking the Silence II Brings Community Members Together to Improve Multiculturalism on Campus

Students, faculty, staff, and administrators gathered on March 23 for Breaking the Silence II to continue to facilitate discussions about race and multiculturalism on Arcadia's campus. Hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies;...

Mar 29, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Riggan Book Earns Honorable Mention from International Book Award Committee

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of International Studies, received an honorable mention recognition from the Comparative and International Education Society’s Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award Committee for The Struggling State: Nationalism, Mass Militarization, and the Education of...