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  The Shop is holding a book signing on a wonderful new book of essays called Duty Calls at Home: Central Pennsylvania Responds to the Great War, 1914 – 1918, Friday September 5th from 5 to 8 p.m. Join Dr. Steven Burg, chair of the Dept. of History and Philosophy, and his students Mary Lee Shade and John Maietta at 33 West High Street, Carlisle PA 17013

History  & Philosophy Semester Kick-Off Ice Cream Social

  THURSDAY September 4th; 3:30pm - 4:30pm at the DHC Fishbowl

Meet our new and returning history majors! Have an  opportunity to chat with your professors! Learn how to get involved with the History Club! Have some free ice cream! We’ll provide the ice cream and toppings, you bring your appetite.

  Sponsored by the Department of History and Philosophy, the History Club, and Phi Alpha Theta.

  • The SU History Club meets Monday night in Dauphin Humanities 205. The first meeting of the History Club will be on Monday, Sept 8th at 7:30pm in DHC 205. For more information or to get involved, contact History Club President Devon Newcomer dn9056@ship.edu

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History/Philosophy Department

122-124 Dauphin Humanities Center
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257
 

Dr. Steven Burg, Chair 

Janice Reed, Secretary

Tel: 717-477-1621
Fax: 717-477-4062
history@ship.edu 

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Brian Ulrich

Assistant Professor of History

Dauphin Humanities Center 201

(717) 477-1736

bjulrich@ship.edu 

Curriculum Vitae 

Personal Website 

 

Education

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 2008

M.A. University of Wisconsin, 2001

B.A. Quincy University, 1999

 

Courses Taught

HIS 105: World History I

HIS 106: World History II

HIS 344: The Modern Middle East

HIS 339: The Central Islamic Lands, 500-1700

HIS 490: The Indian Ocean

 

Recent Presentations

“Tribal Networks and Empire in Early 9th Century Mosul,” paper presented at Middle East Studies Association, December 2, 2011, Washington, D.C.

“Kazimah in the 6th and 7th Centuries CE: Resources and Society as Reflected in the Literary Sources,” paper presented at the Seminar for Arabian Studies, July 28, 2011, London, U.K.

“Developments in Arab Tribal Identity in Early Islamic Basra: The Case of al-Azd,” paper presented at Middle East Studies Association, November 21, 2010, San Diego, California.

“’Uman and Bahrayn in Late Antiquity: the Sasanians’ Arabian Periphery,” paper presented at the Seminar for Arabian Studies, July 22, 2010, London, U.K.

“The Azdi Dominance of Mosul: Tribal Networks in the Early Ninth Century,” paper presented at University of Wisconsin-Madison/Michigan State University Conference on Middle East Studies, May 8, 2010, Madison, Wisconsin.

“Eastern Arabia in the Sasanian Period: New Perspectives,” paper presented at the Middle East Studies Association, November 24, 2008, Washington, D.C.

“The Azd Migrations Reconsidered: Narratives of ‘Amr Muzayqiya and Malik b. Fahm in Historiographic Context,” paper presented at the Seminar for Arabian Studies, July 21, 2007, London, U.K.

“The Sources on the Fitna of Mas’ud b. ‘Amr and Their Usefulness for Basran Tribal History,” poster presentation, Seminar for Arabian Studies, July 27-29, 2006, London, U.K.

“Religious Minorities in the Arab World,” roundtable participant, “Change in the Middle East” conference, March 26, 2006, Madison, Wisconsin.

“Comments on the Summer 2005 Anti-Mubarak Protests in Cairo,” informal presentation for UW Middle East Studies brown-bag series, October 24, 2005, Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Publications

“Kazimah Remembered: Historical Traditions of an Early Islamic Settlement by Kuwait Bay,” accepted for publication in roceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 42.

“Oman and Bahrain in Late Antiquity: the Sasanians’ Arabian Periphery,” Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 41 (2011): 377-86.

“Kadhima in Historical Sources,” in “The Kadhima Project: Investigating an Early Islamic Settlement and Landscape on Kuwait Bay (poster),” co-authors Derek Kennet, Andrew Blair, and Sultan al-Duwish, Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 41 (2011): 161-72.

“Historicizing Arab Blogs: Reflections on the transmission of ideas and information in Middle Eastern history,” Arab Media & Society 8 (Spring 2009). (invited essay)

“The Azd Migrations Reconsidered: ‘Amr Muzayqiya and Malik b. Fahm in Historiographic Context,” Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 38 (2008): 311-8.