Emboldened by Trump, Israel Rapidly Expands Illegal Settlements

“The Trump administration is giving Israel the green light to entrench a separate and unequal one-state reality with more illegal settlements.” (Photo: Reuters) Seeing willing partner in new U.S. president, Israel defies U.N. resolution with massive expansion of illegal settlements. By Nika Knight / 01.24.2017 Emboldened by the new right-wing Trump administration, Israel Prime Minister[…]

The Carolingian Renaissance: An Early Medieval Blooming

The Abbey of Saint-Étienne, is a former Benedictine monastery in the French city of Caen, Normandy, dedicated to Saint Stephen. It was founded in 1063 by William the Conqueror with construction continuing through Gothic cathedral additions in the 14th century. It is one of the most important Romanesque buildings in Normandy. / Wikimedia Commons Lecture[…]

Late Bronze Age International Relations

Sphinx lion of Thutmose III, 1479-1425 BCE / Louvre Museum   By Dr. Megan Lewis (left) and Dr. Marian H. Feldman (right) / 01.19.2017 Lewis: Assistant Professor Theater and Ancient History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Feldman: Professor of the History of Art and Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University International Contact The Late Bronze Age[…]