Spring 2020 Courses are Here!

Not sure which History classes to take in the Spring? Our upper-level courses are available below for your perusing! If you have questions about them, please contact Dr. Jeanne Petit (petit@hope.edu). History 141-01 A The Historian’s Vocation (2 Credits)MWF 12:00 -12:50 PM | Janis Gibbs Do you love history, but struggle to answer when people […]

Graduate Insight: A History Degree at Work

Hello to all the current History students, faculty and staff, and alumni. It has been well over a year since I stepped foot into Lubbers to attend a class and a lot has changed since then. I took a well-needed year off from school to figure out what I exactly was going to do with my […]

Alumni Feature: “What on earth would I do with a history major?”

          By Jessica Patrick Majerowicz ’04 I arrived at Hope College with no idea what I wanted to do.  I enjoyed history but had not considered pursing it as a career.  As soon as classes began I was surrounded by the history department in some form or another; Professor Baer was […]

Seeing is Appreciating: An Ai Weiwei Exhibit in West Michigan

        By Gloria Tseng Ai Weiwei is not a neutral figure. His work is intentionally provocative. He has bucked the authority of the Chinese government and the power at the disposal of an authoritarian regime, having suffered physical abuse during a stint in prison and personally witnessed the government-ordered destruction of one […]