Last month, Prof. Ousman Kobo travelled to Western Kentucky University to give the 2018 Harrison Distinguished Lecture. His lecture was entitled, "Good Muslims, Bad Muslims: Colonial Enlightenment Discourse an the Genesis of Salafi Movements in West Africa."
In March, history Professor Theodora Dragostinova visited the Slovenian Academy for Arts and Sciences in Ljubljana under the auspices of the Slovenian Research Initiative run by the Slavic Center.
Kyle Shimoda successfully defended his dissertation this morning. His committee members are Professors Tim Gregory (Advisor), Alison Beach and Anthony Kaldellis.