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!
Dear Students, Read on if you’d like to hear more about spring courses in history. And let me add: history has never been more relevant than today, in the face of the global pandemic of COVID-19, the challenges of our current politics, and the ongoing movement for racial justice. History provides perspective, helps us understand… Read More
A message from Phi Alpha Theta and Eta Sigma Phi: Hello Everyone! We hope everybody’s in the mood for some spooky Halloween fun because this Friday, October 30, Phi Alpha Theta will be hosting “Spooky Trivia,” jointly with Eta Sigma Phi, the Classics Honorary Society! Think you have what it takes to conquer a crucible of cunningly… Read More
In these times of remote learning and social distancing, it takes a bit of special effort to get together as a community. Such as Friday night, October 23, 2020, when historians and classicists, students and faculty, got together for a virtual escape room on Zoom. Thanks to Laura Jentes and Isabelle Hoover for organizing! And… Read More
Dear Students and Colleagues, Please join us for the Fall 2020 Hayden Schilling Lecture, a talk by the distinguished historian, Shannon King, entitled “A Heritage of Wrong Police Psychology”: The Harlem Riot of 1935 and Liberal Law and Order. The event, open to the College of Wooster Community, will take place on Wednesday, September 23,… Read More
Dear History Students, Excuse the email blast – I’m sending this out to majors and minors and students enrolled in history courses – and sharing a copy with history faculty. The calendar still says summer, but I know many of you have been thinking about the fall. I wanted to take a moment to give… Read More
We invite you to join us this Wednesday night at 7pm for a special event. A Virtual Roundtable featuring: Kabria Baumgartner, English and Women’s & Gender Studies, University of New Hampshire Shannon King, History, Fairfield University Charles Peterson, Africana Studies, Oberlin College & Conservatory Nicosia Shakes, Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, College of Wooster… Read More