Month: October 2015

PhD candidate Michael Limberg nominated to CT Academy of Arts and Sciences

Michael Limberg PhD candidate, History Dept
Michael Limberg

Chartered in 1799 “…to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest and happiness of a free and virtuous people…” The Connecticut Academy of the Arts and Sciences is the third-oldest learned society in the United States. Its purpose is the dissemination of scholarly information. For the past 200 years, the Academy has fulfilled this mission through lectures and extensive publications. (from the CAAS website)

Michael Limberg was nominated to the Academy in September 2015. He is UConn’s first Graduate Fellow.

Limberg’s dissertation focuses on the efforts of a network of U.S. missionaries, philanthropists, and diplomats to encourage economic and social development in Turkey, Lebanon, and Palestine during the 1920s and 1930s.

10/9 – Huskies Forever: Discussion Panel, Alumni Roundtable

Wood Hall, Autumn 2012Huskies Forever
Alumni Weekend –

History Department Events

Friday, October 9th

4 pm – 7:30 pm

Wood Hall Basement Lounge


To register for History’s event:,

third event down, titled “History Alumni Panels, Reunion, and Reception.”

Please note event is “Free” but registration is requested to determine catering.


Order of Events:

4:00 – 5:00           Panel Presentation, “History Memory, and Justice,” featuring:

  • Prof. Jelani Cobb, Associate Professor and Director of the Africana Studies Institute, Post Civil War African American History & 20th Century American Politics
  • Prof. Alexis Dudden, Professor, Modern Japan, Korea, & Imperialism
  • Prof. Bradley Simpson, Associate Professor, US Foreign Relations & Southeast Asian History

5:00 – 6:00           Reception and Social Time with Refreshments

6:00 – 7:00           History Alumni Career Roundtable, featuring:

  • Terry Mayne ’75, Vice President / General Manager of Equisys Inc
  • Philip Drouin ’77, Foreign Service Officer, Retired
  • Michael McLinden ’82, Practice Director, Connelly Health + Wellness
  • Lisa Cannella Stuart ’85, Non-Profit Development Operations
  • Dan Breen ’98, Associate Professor of English and Department Chair, Ithaca College

audience at event