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Prison Teaching Initiative General Interest Meeting: May 4 at 4:30 pm

The class of 2016 and their advisers gather for a group photo on Thesis Day.

Maya Wahrman, Jaime Ding, and Trip Henningson designed the Class of 2016 History t-shirt.

Seniors celebrate the submission of their theses.

Seniors gather for a photo in the history office after submitting their theses.

Cameron Bell and her grandmother, who inspired her senior thesis topic.

SPEAR's Third Annual Conference, April 15-17

Harold James has been selected as one of the two new historians at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

We know the disparity is linked to racial discrimination on some level, but struggle to put our finger on the one cause.

Less than three months in, 2016 is already shaping up to be the most tumultuous year in American politics since 1968.

For historians of science, the death of Charles Gillispie at the age of ninety-seven on 6 October 2015 marks the end of an era.

May 3
210 Dickinson Hall

An interview with David A. Bell about his book Shadows of Revolution: Reflections on France, Past and Present.

Frederick Cooper, New York University

An interview with Kevin Kruse on using Twitter in a professional context.

Join the Graduate History office for this lunchtime event.

"Presentism seems to be an anathema to most enlightened historians of science. In this paper I argue that there are actually significant weaknesses in the usual reactions against presentism, and that presentism is necessary and can be beneficial."

Giovanni Ceccarelli
Jacco Dieleman
Shennette Garrett-Scott
Pablo Gómez Zuluaga
Caley Horan
Vanessa Ogle
Carl Wennerlind

Read about the latest changes in the Department this year.

Historian Ekaterina Pravilova explores Russia from the 18th century through the 1917 revolutions.