Democrats won under new maps, but will they in the future?
It didn’t take long for Nevada Democrats’ redistricting maneuvering to pay off. A year after the Democrat-controlled Legislature redrew the state’s political boundaries, Democrats defended all three of the competitive congressional districts in Southern Nevada while also expanding their majorities in both chambers, including regaining a supermajority in the state Assembly.
Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures), presented a paper titled, "Sparta and the Athenian Mirage," on November 13 at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA.
Carlos S. Dimas (History) presented a paper, "An Engineered Garden: Hydrological Infrastructure in Northwestern Argentina, 1890-1910s," at the Society for the History of Technology conference in New Orleans, LA.
The paper explores the role of engineers in altering the northwestern Argentine landscape to deliver water for irrigation and…
Carlos S. Dimas (History) had an article published, "History of the Sciences in Argentina: From Paleontologists to Psychiatrists, 1850s to 1910s," in the edited collection Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History
The article offers an overview of the sciences in turn-of-the-century Argentina and places the region in a global context.