Summer Research Highlight: Autumn Balamucki (’21)

History major Autumn Balamucki (’21) began research with the Joint Archives this summer with Geoffrey Reynolds under abnormal circumstances. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she had to do almost all of her work remotely. With some creative solutions and a lot of hard work, Autumn managed to transcribe decades’ worth of meeting minutes of the […]

Next Up: Spring 2021 Courses!

Registration for next semester courses starts the week of October 26th. Here’s a quick preview of what the History Department will be offering! HIST 130 – Intro to Ancient Civilization – Maggie Burr Online Synchronous, TR 1:30 pm – 2:50 This course will focus on significant developments in history from its Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Greek […]

Get To Know Your Prof: History Department Edition!

We’re taking on a new challenge this semester, the #GetToKnowYourProf challenge! You may have noticed a similar challenge with our Lubbers 3rd Floor neighbors, the English Department, and we wanted in on the fun! We wanted to re-introduce ourselves to the student body through interesting facts about each of our faculty – we hope you […]

What to Listen To, Read, Watch and Explore This Summer!

Hope History Buffs: we’ve compiled a list of recommendations to fuel your history needs all summer long! Podcasts Backstory – recommended by Dr. Jeanne Petit“This podcast explores themes in U.S. history, from issues like Jim Crow to vacationing. They usually include perspectives from 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. They also have special theme episodes–here’s one […]