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Holiday Help for Family #15 The Department of History is sponsoring a community family for the Holiday Season.  Family #15 has 5 family members and their needs are quite basic!  Gloves, hats, socks, warm clothes along with general household items. … (Read More) Give a Gift that Counts!

Earth Day exhibit on display now in Albertson’s Library

Curious about Earth Day? Learn more about it by visiting the Earth Day Exhibit now on display at Albertson Library.     The exhibit, researched and produced by History Professor Lisa Brady and Kate Claussen, History Department Graduate Research Assistant, … (Read More) Earth Day exhibit on display now in Albertson’s Library

Dr. Walker’s History of Firearms and Tactics class visits the shooting range

Professor Walker’s History of Firearms and Tactics class at the Gem County Rod and Gun Club shooting range on Saturday, April 16. Students fired over 20 different firearms, from Revolutionary War flintlock muskets to World War II belt fed machine … (Read More) Dr. Walker’s History of Firearms and Tactics class visits the shooting range

History Students presented at Phi Alpha Theta Northwest Regional Conference

History undergraduate students Joe Green, Eric Overzet, and Marnie Raper, and graduate student Dane Johns, attended the Northwest Regional Conference for Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society in Bellingham, Washington, April 8-9, 2016. Joe Green presented his original research, “‘He Lay … (Read More) History Students presented at Phi Alpha Theta Northwest Regional Conference

Dr. Joanne Klein presented at the European Social Science Conference.

Joanne Klein, Professor of History, attended the European Social Science History Conference in Valencia, Spain, March 30-April 2, 2016. She presented a paper, “British Police Training: from the Notebooks of 20th-Century Recruits,” for the session, “Police, Justice and Populations,” and … (Read More) Dr. Joanne Klein presented at the European Social Science Conference.

Dr. Eric Hadley to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies

Dr. Eric Hadley to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies Nashville TN, 3-6 March 2016 Panel title: Historical Memory: Commemoration, Spectacle, Denial Paper Topic: “St. Roch Processionals in Rural Belgium, Past Versus Present: Historical … (Read More) Dr. Eric Hadley to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies

Have a Hoot with the History Department

For the second year, the Department of History is hosting a holiday crafts table for anyone – students, faculty, staff and other lovers of history and hand-hewn crafts – who wants to create an ornamental owl. Simply stop by the … (Read More) Have a Hoot with the History Department

Dr. Pinto delivered paper at the “Distant Reading & the Islamic Archive” symposium

Karen Pinto Assistant Professor Department of History Karen Pinto recently delivered a paper at Brown University on “MIME and Other Digital Experimentations with Medieval Islamic Maps.” The “Distant Reading & the Islamic Archive” symposium was a live webcast and can … (Read More) Dr. Pinto delivered paper at the “Distant Reading & the Islamic Archive” symposium

Vietnam War Exhibit at the Albertsons Library

A historical exhibit discussing the 50th anniversary of  the US Army’s first major engagement with the North Vietnamese Army at the battle of the Ia Drang.   Display includes maps, photos, weapons, and equipment.  The exhibit is the the lobby … (Read More) Vietnam War Exhibit at the Albertsons Library

Karen Pinto: An exploration of Medieval Islamic Maps

The Fall Colloquium will take place at 7:30 PM on Friday September 18 at the home of Linda Marie Zaerr and Mark Jost, 1606 North 8th Street. At this event, we will welcome Karen Pinto into the Medieval Society. She … (Read More) Karen Pinto: An exploration of Medieval Islamic Maps