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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!

Dr. Emily Wakild earned a book review award from the Hispanic American Historical Review.

In November 2015, the HAHR (Hispanic American Historical Review) editorial team established an annual prize for the best book review published in the journal. This funded prize recognizes, in general, the very important ways that peer reviewing of books contributes to our … (Read More) Dr. Emily Wakild earned a book review award from the Hispanic American Historical Review.

Charles Odahl appeared as one of the on-camera specialists in a one-hour documentary film shown in Poland this spring titled “Mesco Dux Baptizatur” (Latin for “Duke Mieszko is Baptized”).

Charles Odahl appeared as one of the on-camera specialists in a one-hour documentary film shown in Poland this spring titled “Mesco Dux Baptizatur” (Latin for “Duke Mieszko is Baptized”). The film was produced by leading Polish filmmaker Maciej Pawlicki for the 1,050th anniversary … (Read More) Charles Odahl appeared as one of the on-camera specialists in a one-hour documentary film shown in Poland this spring titled “Mesco Dux Baptizatur” (Latin for “Duke Mieszko is Baptized”).

Exhibit about Earth Day now on display at the Albertson’s Library until 4/29/2016

History professor Lisa Brady, along with Kate Claussen, a history department graduate research assistant, curated an exhibit about Earth Day that is now on display at Albertson Library. The exhibit, which highlights Earth Day celebrations from Boise State’s past as well as … (Read More) Exhibit about Earth Day now on display at the Albertson’s Library until 4/29/2016

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

Has Environmental History Lost It’s Way?

History professor Lisa Brady recently contributed the essay “Has Environmental History Lost Its Way?” to “Process – A Blog for American History,” hosted by the Journal of American History and the Organization for American Historians. She also participated in a … (Read More) Has Environmental History Lost It’s Way?