Mormon women’s history ‘at a crossroads,’ speaker says
By R. Scott Lloyd, LDS Church News
Published: Thursday, March […]
The El Paso Inc. newspaper awarded its 2014 Community Spirit Award to UTEP’s Centennial Celebration. The celebration was intentionally designed to involve as many people as possible and the announcement cites 175 official events–and many more unofficial–that drew hundreds of thousands of participants, tens of thousands for some of the larger single events. On […]
I have accepted the invitation to serve as the director of the Church History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In this role, I look forward to sharing the Church’s history with its more than 15 million members, more than 5 million annual visitors to Temple Square, and many other […]
UTEP 100 Años de Historia: PARTE I, Inicios
KINT News,11/11/2013 5:12 PM
El Paso, Texas (Entravision).- 100 años, cuatro nombres diferentes y dos mascotas.
Se dicen facil, pero pocos saben realmente los inicios de la que hoy lleva por nombre la Universidad de Texas en El Paso.
UTEP inicio en el año 1914 bajo el […]
November 28, 2012
Teaching and Learning History: Teagle Foundation to Support a New AHA Initiative
By Julia Brookins
What are the best practices for teaching history to undergrads? How can history departments better work with teaching and learning centers at their institutions? What does a graduate student in history need to know about the […]
The University of Texas at El Paso turns 100 years old in 2014 and will mark the occasion with an epic celebration.
Keith Erekson’s job is to make sure the party goes off without a hitch. Although wrapping a century of history into a yearlong celebration is daunting, he may be the perfect person to […]
Politics and the History Curriculum
The Struggle over Standards in Texas and the Nation
Edited By Keith A. Erekson
“What’s the matter with Texas? Outsiders too often dismiss it as an overgrown and ignorant child, shrouded in right-wing politics and fundamentalist religion. But that view is itself a gross caricature, as […]
BOOK ALERT from the UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
By Keith A. Erekson
A volume in the series Public History in Historical Perspective
$26.95 paperback, 264 pages, 12 black-and-white illus., ISBN 978-1-55849-915-7
To place orders: Hopkins Fulfillment […]
Dr. Keith A. Erekson has been appointed by the president of The University of Texas at El Paso, Dr. Diana S. Natalicio, to oversee planning for the celebration of the University’s centennial in 2014. Erekson will coordinate both the study of the institution’s history and the planning of commemorative events and programming.
A new report authored by Erekson and published by the Texas Faculty Collaborative for Social Studies created a small firestorm in the media, claiming state and national headlines during the same week in November 2011 that Americans voted in the general election, Rick Perry said “oops” in a Republican primary debate, Penn State fired […]