Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Professor Tze-ki Hon's New Book: Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes)

The department congratulates Professor Tze-ki Hon on the publication of his new book Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes).  The book is co-authored by Geoffrey Raymond and is available from Oxford University Press, with more detail available here.

Professor Hon is one of the department's most active scholars, and has been honored on several occasions by the College for his work.  This includes a 2002 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and a 2011 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities.  He has also held international appointments at the Modern East Asia Research Center at the University of Leiden and at the International Consortium for Research in the Humanities at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Geneseo Hosts 64th Annual New York State Association of European Historians Meeting

Geneseo hosted the New York State Association of European Historians' Annual Meeting for the first time since 1998 over the weekend of October 3-4.  Scholars from across the state and country participated in this academic conference, with several panels devoted to the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.  Geneseo alumni Todd Goehle, Kristin Burger Cruz, and Rick Fogarty presented original research at the conference and Professor Helena Waddy gave the keynote address on "Romantic Royals:  The Anglo-German Connection from Britain's George IV to Bavaria's Ludwig II".