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Who Claims The Past?


American University History Professor Lisa Leff’s new nonfiction book “The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust” tells the story of controversial Jewish historian Zosa Szajkowski (Shy-KOV-ski).
25-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

American University School of International Service Dean James Goldgeier Elected President of APSIA Executive Committee

Goldgeier to serve two year tenure as elected president of Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs' (APSIA) Executive Committee.
1-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

American University’s Dr. Laura DeNardis Receives Google Research Faculty Award


Professor DeNardis won a prestigious Google Research Award that will fund basic expenses for one graduate student for one year to assist with Internet governance research.
28-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

AU Museum Summer Exhibits: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, Washington Masters, and Non-Conformist Latvian Art


Summer exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open June 13.
22-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

American University Filmmaker Brigid Maher Debuts Midwife Documentary in Los Angeles


The Mama Sherpas is a feature which follows nurse-midwives, the doctors they work with, and their patients, over the course of two years. The documentary will provide an intimate glimpse into what midwives can bring into the birthing process in the...
21-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Exposed: Extreme Use of Assault on Officer Charge in Washington, D.C.


A five-month investigation by Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University and WAMU 88.5 News, co-produced by Reveal, found DC Police over use the assaulting a police officer charge.
18-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

News Coverage of Fukushima Disaster Found Lacking

A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage of the Fukushima disaster largely minimized health risks to the general population. Pascale analyzed more than 2,000 news articles...
11-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

This Winter at AU Museum: Argentinian Glass, ‘Locally Sourced’ Art, Photography, Paintings and New Media


The theme of war runs through two major exhibits opening at American University in January.
19-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

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