December 2014

Dec. 8- Open Session Meeting (State Historical Advisory Committee)

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On Monday, December 8 at 11 am, the State Department Historical Advisory Committee meets in open session at the Department of State.  Those interested in attending should e-mail [email protected].

HAC monitors and advises on the overall process of creating the Foreign Relations of the United States documentary series .  More information about the committee is available on its website.


Paul Kramer

Paul A. Kramer is an Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University and author of The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines (UNC Press, 2006), as well as numerous articles, including “Power and Connection: Imperial Histories of the United States in the World,” in the American Historical Review.  His scholarship has been awarded SHAFR’s 2007 Bernath Book Prize, its 2002 Bernath Article Prize, and the Bernath Lecture Prize for 2008, and the Organization of American Historians’ 2007 James A.

Amanda Boczar

Amanda Boczar is a Dissertation Year Fellow at the University of Kentucky. She specializes in the intersections of U.S. in the World with war, culture, gender, sexuality, and memory. Her dissertation examines how Amercan GI sexual encounters with civilian women during the Vietnam War challenged the U.S.-South Vietnamese alliance and altered how each side fought and remembered the war.

SHAFR Past President Mark Stoler to deliver the 2015 Marshall Lecture at the AHA (on 4 January 2015)

Mark Stoler

Mark Stoler, SHAFR past president, professor emeritus of history at the University of Vermont, and editor of The Papers of George Catlett Marshall will be delivering The Annual George C. Marshall Lecture in Military History, sponsored by the George C. Marshall Foundation and the Society for Military History on

SHAFR Members- It's time to renew for 2015!

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