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Department News for August 2015

Paul Rodell published an article “USG Asia Council: Teaching Southeast Asia Workshop,” in

the Spring 2015 issue of Education About Asia, the pedagogical journal of the national

Association for Asian Studies.   He also was the co-convener and discussant for a special two

session panel “Southeast Asian Religions on the Periphery,” at the 8th Euro Southeast Asian

Studies conference, August 11-14, hosted by the University of Vienna and the Austrian

Academy of Sciences.

Johnathan Bryant’s new book, Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope,

was reviewed positively by the Wall Street Journal.  Dr. Bryant appeared as a guest on News

One Television, on the Roland Martin Radio Show, and on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s On

Second Thought with Celeste Headly.  On August 5th his book talk and signing at the Ships of

the Sea Museum in Savannah was attended by 160 people.  On September 5th he will present

about the book and do a signing at the Decatur Book Festival.  Dr. Bryant has been named to the

Southern Historical Association’s Membership Committee, and is President-elect of the Georgia

Association of Historians.

Eric Hall’s lecture on Arthur Ashe delivered at the Virginia Historical Society was  shown on C-

SPAN3 Sunday, Aug 23 at 7 PM.



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