Photo of Dachau liberation Dachau Concentration Camp liberation; Photo Courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives

Renaissance Weekend Graphic “What did you do—I mean, you must’ve done something to get invited to this thing?” asked the airport shuttle driver transporting me to the 2000 New Year’s Renaissance Weekend policy wonk retreat at Hilton Head.

Gregory HessDear Members of the CMC Community,

Prof. Audrey Bilger Join professors Audrey Bilger (pictured) and Lisa Cody for birthday cake at the Ath (Freeberg room) on Monday, Jan. 28, from 3-5 p.m., honoring the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice. Guests are invited to bring copies of the book and share favorite passages.


Professor Emeritus John Roth

On Nov. 2, John K. Roth, the Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at CMC, received the Holocaust Educational Foundation’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Holocaust Studies and Research.

Making the presentation at the Foundation’s 2012 Lessons and Legacies Conference at Northwestern University was CMC professor (and Roth’s longtime colleague) Jonathan Petropoulos, the John V. Croul Professor of European History at CMC.

In his introductory remarks, Petropoulos said that long ago he decided that Roth was “the prophet of my religion-in-progress.”

The Washington Post’s Nov. 27, 2012 story on Mexico’s drug war quoted CMC’s Roderic Camp, the Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim. The piece, Mexico’s drug war is at a stalemate as Calderon’s presidency ends, quotes Camp–– an expert on the Mexican military–– on page 3 of the online story: