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Two KSU Press books nominated for 2016 Eisner Awards

Apr 22nd, 2016 | Filed as: News

Two Kent State University Press books by author Tom Batiuk are nominees for 2016 Eisner awards. Roses in December: A tale of Love and Alzheimers (with Chuck Ayers) and The Complete Funky Winkerbean, Volume 4, are nominees in the  “Best Graphic Album—Reprint” and “Best Archival…

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When the Nurse Becomes a Patient wins gold IBPA Award

Apr 13th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Cortney Davis’s memoir of illness and healing, When the Nurse Becomes a Patient, has won the 2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Gold Medal in the Body, Mind & Spirit category.
The IBPA Awards recognize excellence in book editorial and design and are regarded as one of the…

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Author John David Smith awarded First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

Apr 12th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Noted historian John David Smith awarded First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal
John David Smith, the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at UNC Charlotte, is the 2016 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious faculty award in recognition of…

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Author Joseph McCallus featured in Ledger-Enquirer

Mar 15th, 2016 | Filed as: News

By Larry Gierer
The naval officer writes about his first time in battle, about how it was not what he had imagined from pictures, and how men did not behave in ways he thought they would.
He recalls expecting great excitement but not seeing any. The men…

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Author A. James Fuller quoted in The Washington Post

Mar 9th, 2016 | Filed as: News

A. James Fuller, professor of history at the University of Indianapolis and editor of The Election of 1860 Reconsidered (Kent State University Press, 2012), is consulted for a March 8, 2016, story in The Washington Post.


Civil War History editor’s class airs on C-SPAN

Mar 4th, 2016 | Filed as: News

The Emporia Gazette reports that an Emporia State University class about Civil War history will be aired on C-SPAN. “Civil War Veterans” will air at 7 p.m. Saturday March 5, 2016, on C-SPAN 3 with an encore airing at 11 p.m. the same night.
The class…

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2016 Hubbell Prize awarded to Douglas Egerton

Jan 5th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Douglas R. Egerton has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2015. His study, “The Slaves’ Election: Frémont, Freedom, and the Slave Conspiracies of 1856,” Civil War History (March 2015), was selected by the journal’s editorial…

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