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Pitzer Professor Andre Wakefield Presents New Findings about Leibniz’s Legacy

Andre WakefieldClaremont, Calif. (November 10, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of History Andre Wakefield will discuss new archival evidence about the work of German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz next week at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Leipzig, Germany from November 14-16, 2016. Wakefield is a featured speaker at the “Leibniz and the Sciences” conference, [Read More...]
November 10, 2016
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Pitzer Professor Harmony O’Rourke Honored with Graves Award for Outstanding Teaching

Claremont, Calif. (March 2, 2016)—Pitzer College Assistant Professor of History Harmony O’Rourke has received a 2015-17 Arnold L. Graves and Lois S. Graves Award in the Humanities. The biannual award, administered by Pomona College in conjunction with the American Council of Learned Societies, encourages and rewards outstanding teaching in the humanities by younger faculty members. [Read More...]
March 2, 2016
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Pitzer College Professor Carina Johnson Authors New Book

Claremont, Calif. (October 10, 2011) — Pitzer College Associate Professor Carina Johnson has authored Cultural Hierarchy in Sixteenth-Century Europe: The Ottomans and Mexicans published by Cambridge University Press. Johnson teaches history at Pitzer College. The book argues that sixteenth-century European encounters with the newly discovered Mexicans (in the Aztec Empire) and the newly dominant Ottoman [Read More...]
October 10, 2011