CSU historians examine Japanese-American confinement camps of N.M.

Source, CSU’s online news, just released a feature article on the PLHC’s project “Confinement in the Land of Enchantment: Japanese Americans in New Mexico during WWII.” The PLHC team, which includes Dr. Sarah Payne and M.A. alums Tessa Moening and Kellie Nicholas, have been hard at work over the past year on this exciting and […]

PLHC Co-Founder Mark Fiege Gives Wallace Stegner Lecture at MSU

March 6, 2015 — MSU News Service BOZEMAN – Elegant conservation will be the theme of this year’s Wallace Stegner Lecture, to be given Wednesday, March 25, at Montana State University’s Museum of the Rockies. Mark Fiege, a history professor at Colorado State University and currently the Wallace Stegner Visiting Professor at MSU, will speak […]

PLHC Council Member Mark Fiege Wins Teaching Award

The Colorado State University Alumni Association has recognized Dr. Mark Fiege with a 2015 Best Teacher Award. The teachers are nominated by students and alumni and are selected by a committee comprised of faculty, students, and members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Nominated teachers/professors must be current Colorado State University faculty/staff members. Selections […]

PLHC Wins $189,864 Award from the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program

The Public Lands History Center is one of 21 awardees in 2014 who received funding from the National Park Service to help preserve and interpret the World War II confinement sites of Japanese Americans. Dr. Sarah Payne will lead the PLHC project, “Confinement in the Land of Enchantment,” that will produce historic markers, a publication, […]