OBIT: Kent Cooper

Kent Cooper, a Washington architect for more than 50 years who played a vital role in the creation of the Vietnam and Korean War memorials on the Mall between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, died Jan. 27 at a hospital in the District. He was 91.

Sad news: David Bigler

I'm sorry to report the death of David L. Bigler, the author and editor of important studies in Western, especially Utah, history. His good friend and frequent collaborator Will Bagley was kind enough to write the following appreciation.

 

 

Obituary: Iraê Baptista Lundin, researcher in Mozambique

Sad news from Maputo, of the passing of Iraê Baptista Lundin in Maputo. She was a Swedish citizen, born in Brazil, and longtime resident in Mozambique. Her education in anthropology and geography was at the University of Sweden, but she had been teaching and doing research in Mozambique since 1984, committed to actively seeking to understand politics and culture, with numerous publications on the peace process, traditional authority, elections, and research methodology, among other wide-ranging interests.

Obituary: Passing of Prof. Naomi W. Cohen


H-Judaic deeply mourns the passing of Prof. Naomi W. Cohen (1927-2018), pioneering scholar of American Jewish History and one of the first women professors of Jewish Studies.  Born in New York, Prof. Cohen studied at Hunter College, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Columbia University, where she wrote her Ph.D.

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