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.”
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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. 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.
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. 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. 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.
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.
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.