Sept. 29 Café Bob on History Student Summer Experiences

The first Café Bob of the 2016-2018 school year will take place on Thursday, September 29, at 11:00 a.m. in Kauke Tower (room 305), and will feature student presenters sharing their history-related summer experiences. Jacob Kowall ’17, a History and English double major, will share his experience as an intern at the Smithsonian National Museum… Read More

Emeritus Professor Gedalecia Featured in Article

Emeritus Professor David Gedalecia is featured in an article highlighting his contributions to the University of Chicago’s Folk Fest. “Where Fun Goes to Jam: UChicago’s Chapter in American Folk” discusses the interesting history of the festival and its changes over the years. Read more here:  

The Politics of Sex and Respectability during the Harlem Renaissance with Dr. Shannon King

Dr. King, Associate Professor of History, will present a talk based on his new book, “Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?” published by New York University Press, and named a 2015 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public. When: Thursday, February 11th, 2016 from 6:00-7:30PM Where: Lean Lecture in Wishart… Read More

Cafe Hayden

Did you know that Hayden Schilling has taught at The College of Wooster for a third of the school’s history? The history department invites you to join us for Cafe Hayden, in which we will hear about the life and times of Professor Hayden Schilling from the man himself. Light refreshments will be served at the… Read More

Tom Roberts and The Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show

Tom Roberts has performed on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson The Statler Brothers Show on TNN and arranged music for Martin Scorsese’s film The Aviator starring Leonardo di Caprio. Tom is one of the leading exponents of early jazz piano in the world today. Come see Tom perform his latest project of arranging music… Read More

Dr. Jia-Chen Fu Visits: The Romance of the Bean

Next Tuesday we will welcome Dr. Fu, Assistant Professor of History at Case Western Reserve University, to give her talk The Romance of the Bean: Soybeans and Science in Republican China in Kauke 305 at 4:00pm. Dr. Fu received her PhD in History from Yale University. Some of the courses Dr. Fu teaches include Modern… Read More

Iraqi Women Refugees in Jordan and the USA Talk

Please join us this Friday, January 23, at 3pm in Kauke 143 for a talk entitled “The Continuum of Displacement:Iraqi Women Refugees in Jordan and the USA Post 2003.” The speaker is Prof. Isis Nusair who teaches International Studies and Women’s Studies at Denison University. Isis Nusair is Associate Professor of International Studies and Women’s… Read More