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UMKC/UMSL offer first Transnational Student Research Course with U. of Hamburg in FS18

During the nineteenth century, large numbers of German migrants settled in the state of Missouri. In this three-credit online course in public history (HIST 400B/5500B), students from the universities of Missouri in Kansas City and St. Louis will collaborate with German peers from the University of Hamburg in researching and writing short interpretive essays on the everyday lives of German migrants before, during, and after their migration.
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Photo of Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Professor Rydberg-Cox, who came to UMKC in 2001, does research on methodologies for digitizing texts and other materials in the humanities, multispectral analysis of manuscripts and early printed books, statistical analysis of Ancient Greek texts and applying techniques from the field of network analysis to literary texts.…