Two UWM History Faculty members in the news.
On the PBS News Hour, listen to the news feature “How Wisconsin is trying to head off a major worker shortage.” The eight-minute news story includes a short interview with Department of History Professor Emeritus Marc Levine, whose research has evolved around economic development in SE Wisconsin, specifically the Milwaukee area.
Read the article “World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa” on the Independent Investigative Journalism and Political Review blog Consortiumnews.com. More than one hundred scholars, peace activists and artists from around the world have issued a statement condemning the Japanese and U.S. governments’ plans to build a new base for the US Marine Corps in Northern Okinawa. The UWM Department of History Associate Professor Nan Kim joins 133 historians, anthropologists, independent scholars, legal professionals, writers and journalists, human rights activists, politicians, and peace advocates to support the struggle of the people of Okinawa to demilitarize the Okinawan islands and to live in peace.