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The Department of History is pleased to announce that its fall 2014 program of senior theses presentations will take place on Saturday, December 6, Saint Edmund's Hall, 9 am-2 pm.

Two members of the December have recently published essays. Jennifer Purcell, Assistant Professor of History, has published "'Behind the blessed shelter of the microphone': managing celebrity and career on the early BBC--Mabel Constanduros, 1925-1957," Women's History Review, DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2014.964068. The article appeared online on November 11, 2014, and it will be available in print in the third quarter of 2015.

George Dameron, Professor and Chair, has learned that his essay, "Angels, monsters, and hybridity in the Divine Comedy of Dante: ancient and Greek cultural legacies and Dante's critique of the Church," in Dante and the Greeks, edited by Jan M. Ziolkowski (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press, 2014) has a December (2014) publication date. Another of his essays, "The Church as Lord," has appeared in The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Christianity, edited by John H. Arnold (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

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