It was wonderful seeing so many faces last Friday at the Spring Gathering–in person, no less! Many thanks to all of the students, faculty, and guests who joined us in the surprisingly nice weather. Jackson Stuff, Phi Alpha Theta, and the many others who helped arrange the event did a stupendous job ensuring there was… Read More
Join us this Friday afternoon for the Spring Gathering, hosted by Phi Alpha Theta and the history department! Feel free to bring friends and drop by for croquet, snacks, and good music!
Our next alumni spotlight is Abigail Padfield Narayan, graduate of 2008. Here is a little about her experience after the College of Wooster! “I am currently a PhD student at the University of Central Florida in Texts and Technology, focusing on Public History, and the Academic Programs Coordinator at Spurlock Museum of World Cultures. I would encourage current… Read More
Dear Students and Faculty in History and Classics, We write to invite you to a Wooster Family Feud Night! Friends are welcome to join as well. The event will take place on April 9 at 8:00pm over Zoom; the Zoom link will be sent out to those who RSVP’d on the day of the event.… Read More
For our next feature on “What Are They Doing Now?” we would like to introduce Joe Skonce, graduate of 2012. Read on to hear about how his history degree helped him with his career at Hale Farm! “I am the Education and Public Programs Manager at Hale Farm & Village, a living history museum located in Bath, Ohio. We talk about Early Ohio… Read More
Greetings! The Department of History and the Department of Global and International Studies would like to invite you to a special screening and discussion of Rubika Shah’s 2020 documentary, White Riot, which explores the Rock Against Racism movement that developed among punk rockers in Britain in the 1970s. The film distributor is making unique licenses… Read More
In our series “Where Are They Now?” we would like to spotlight ‘10 alum Dan Buckler! He is currently an urban forester for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, overseeing projects that assess what trees are growing where in our urban spaces and communicating why they are important. Here is what Dan would like to share with students about his experience: “If… Read More
Please join us for a talk by the distinguished historian, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, entitled “A Field of Dreams Deferred: Race, Nostalgia, and Housing in Brooklyn, New York” on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 7:00pm EST over Zoom. The event is free and open to the College of Wooster Community. To attend the lecture and the… Read More
As this semester winds to a close, we would like to highlight all the hard work of the juniors who have overcome the obstacles of a pandemic to produce interesting and insightful Independent Study projects. Visit the History Department Instagram Page at @woohistory to see some examples of the work they have done!