Posts tagged ‘History’

Drs. Guzman-Zavala and Hinshaw Interviewed for LebTown

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, were interviewed by LebTown writer Liam Schmidt for “Tomateros to Dutchiricans: Local professors tell a Latinx history of Central Pennsylvania.” Schmidt noted that “For the last several years, the researchers of two professors at Lebanon Valley College has been instrumental in drawing attention to the remarkable social and cultural influence of the Latin American diaspora in Central Pennsylvania, which can be traced as far back as the American Revolution.”

Dr. Schroeder Interviewed for Bloomberg Law Environmental Justice Article

Dr. Michael Schroeder, professor of history, was interviewed for the recent Bloomberg Law article “Environmental Justice ‘Finding Voice,’ if Not Votes, in States” article. Dr. Schroeder said “The Pennsylvania Legislature has seen a surge of “environmental injustice” bills this year,” among other notes, in the article.

Dr. Hinshaw’s Op-Ed Published in South Africa

Dr. John Hinshaw’s, professor of history,  op-ed “Another day, another U.S. mass shooting: A toxic byproduct of our skewed electoral system,” was published by South Africa’s Daily Maverick. 

Dr. McCoy Published Chapter in University of Alabama Press

Dr. Rebecca McCoy, associate professor of history, published “Redefining Protestant and Catholic Space in Languedoc after the French Revolution” as a chapter in Revolution as Reformation: Protestant Faith in the Age of Revolutions, 1688–1832. The University of Alabama Press published the tome.

Drs. Guzmán-Zavala and Hinshaw Present at Latina/o Conference

Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, professor of Spanish, presented on “The Latinx Family Album and the Duthirican Exhibit” and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, presented, “Dutchirican, A History of Latinxs in Central PA,” both at West Chester University’s Latina/o Conference October 26, 2020. 

Drs. Guzman-Zavala and Hinshaw Exhibit Puerto Rican Cuatro

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, are continuing their traveling Dutchirican research exhibition during their yearlong sabbaticals. Their work on the Puerto Rican Cuatro will premiere at Street Road Artist Space in Cochranville, Pa., Sept. 16.

Dr. Bentz Producing Oral History of WWII Veteran

Dr. Adam Bentz, adjunct instructor in history and assistant director of library and archives at the York County History Center (YCHC), is documenting the story of Monroe Shearer ’50, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Bentz is working with Shearer’s daughter, Joyce Archer, to create an oral history through an AllVets program co-hosted by the YCHC. Also, Ian Rex ’21, history, has been spotlighting Shearer’s story on the Vernon and Doris Bishop Library Tumblr series.

Dr. Guzmán-Zavala and Dr. Hinshaw to Lead Dutchirican Event

Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, will present their research, Dutchirican: A Latinx History of Central Pennsylvania, on March 28 from 1:30–2 p.m. The session, which will include discussion and a question and answer session, will be followed by a reception from 2–3 p.m., and held at 725 Street road, Cochranville.

Drs. Guzman-Zavala and Hinshaw Present in Cuba

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, presented their research about Latinos in Central Pennsylvania in Havana, Cuba, in mid-October. The professors shared “Dutchirican: A History of Latinos in Central PA” as part of the “Latinos en los Estados Unidos” conference.

Longtime Adjunct Boyer Publishes Book Chapters, One Published by Oxford University Press

R. Troy Boyer, adjunct instructor in history and American studies, published a chapter, “Farm, Town, and Country in American Folklore and Folklife,” in The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife. Boyer also contributed a chapter, “Agriculture and Industries,” to a recently-published definitive work on Pennsylvania Dutch culture, Pennsylvania Germans, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.