Karen Nicholas, Associate Professor Emeritus
Laker Turf Stadium kick-off ceremony
Prior to the men's soccer game, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley will officially open the facility together with Vice President for Student Affairs Jerald Woolfolk, Director of Athletics Sue Viscomi and esteemed alumnus and member of the 1966 SUNYAC men's soccer championship squad Dan Scaia, a 1968 Oswego graduate. The first 200 students in attendance will receive a free "Laker Turf Stadium Kickoff" T-shirt and a free soft pretzel. Free. 312-3056.
Location: Laker Turf Stadiium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Concert: Bach cello suites by Matt Haimovitz
Renowned Israeli-born soloist Matt Haimovitz performs all six Bach cello suites, while visiting four Central New York locations. (The “moveable feast” begins with a Tuesday live-at-noon broadcast from the studios of WCNY FM (91.3), followed by a 3 p.m. appearance at the River’s End Bookstore. The musical tour resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Gallery in Penfield Library.) The remaining suites at 7:30 p.m. Sheldon Hall: $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. http://www.oswego.edu/arts. 312-2141.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Wednesday, Sept 16, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Field Hockey Scrimmage vs. Union
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Aug 28, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Women's Soccer Scrimmage vs. Lemoyne
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Saturday, Aug 29, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
2015 New Jersey Event
Find out more and register: http://bit.ly/1T3Y0iT
Location: Ridgewood Country Club 96 W. Midland Ave., Paramus, N.J.
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Ph.D. in History, Brown University, 1972
AB in History, with Honor and with Distinction, Mount Holyoke College, 1966
Research: The nobility in the Low Countries, 1000-1300
Teaching: Classical and Medieval History
The West and the World to 1500
The Early Middle Ages
The High and Late Middle Ages
Seminar in Medieval History
1999: "Countesses as Rulers in Flanders," in Theodore Evergates, ed., Aristocratic Women in Medieval France (Philadelphia, 1999).
1995: "Women as Rulers: Countesses Jeanne and Marguerite of Flanders, 1212-1280," in Theresa Vann, ed., Women of Power: Queens, Regents, and Potentates (Dallas, TX, Academia Press).
1994: "When Feudal Ideals Failed: Conflicts Between Lords and Vassals in the Low Countries, 1127-1296," in L. Purdon and C. Vitto, eds., The Rusted Hauberk: Feudal Ideal and Feudal Reality, published by the University Press of Florida.
1990: "The Role of Feudal Relationships in the Consolidation of Power in the Principalities of the Low Countries," in Law, Custom, and the Social Fabric in Medieval Europe, published by Western Michigan University Press.
Teaching Honors, Awards, Distinctions:
Faculty Summer Curriculum Development Grants, Oswego State University: 2000, 1999, 1997, 1995, and 1991.
Faculty Summer Research Grants, Oswego State University: 1998, 1994, 1989.
Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar, "Gothic in the Ile-de France," 1995.
Appointment by the New York Council for the Humanities to the Speakers in the Humanities Program on the topic, "Love and Marriage in the Middle Ages," 1993.
Participant, NEH Summer Institute, "New Perspectives on the Early Roman Empire," 1991.
Summer Stipend, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.
Participant, NEH Summer Institute, "Christendom in the High Middle Ages," 1989.
Participant, NEH Summer Institute, "The Medieval Lyric," 1987.
Participant, NEH Summer Seminar, "Medieval European Feudalism," 1986.
Lecturer, NEH Summer Institute on the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century, Central Michigan University, 1985.
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship, 1969-1970.
NDEA Title IV Fellowship in History, Brown University, 1966-1969.
College Scholarships, Mount Holyoke College, 1962-1966