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Virtual Roundtable – 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds to Revolution

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

Summer 2020 Documentary Filmmaking in Buenos Aires TREK – Info Session – Tuesday 12/3

Interested in making your own films? Discovering the culture of Buenos Aires and Argentina? Learning about history – and the tools of documentary filmmaking? Come to the Information Session on the Summer 2020 Documentary Filmmaking and History in Buenos Aires TREK Info Session – Tuesday, December 3 @ 7pm in Kauke 034 The course is… Read More

Talk on Women and War By Distinguished Historian – Tuesday, September 10 @ 4:00PM

Please join us for the inaugural Hayden Schilling Lecture, a talk by the distinguished historian, Susan Grayzel, on women’s experience in the First World War. The event, open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, September 10 at 4:00 pm in the Lean Lecture Room. Grayzel is Professor of History at Utah State University,… Read More

Wooster Grad, Barton Myers, on Robert E. Lee and Lost Cause Mythology

Wooster History grad Barton Myers ’03, Associate Professor of History at Washington and Lee University, has been in the news this week, helping to tell the story of Robert E. Lee and the tangled history of the memory of the Confederacy. Check out the interview in the LA Times, a talk on Lee with C-SPAN,… Read More

Visit of Christopher Schmidt-Nowara – Historian of Slavery, the Spanish Empire, and the Atlantic World

    Next week we will welcome Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, distinguished historian of slavery, the Spanish empire and the Atlantic world at Tufts University. Schmidt-Nowara will present an evening talk on “Revolution and Reaction in Spain From the Age of Goya to the End of Empire,” on Thursday, February 26 at 7:00pm in the Lean Lecture… Read More

Course Advising for Spring 2015

A note for First-Years interested in History: Hello and welcome to your first on-your-own registration! My name is Jeff Roche and I’m chair of the History Department. I understand that these next few days can be a little overwhelming. Since you have indicated an interest in the History Department and its courses in the past,… Read More

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film & Discussion Series

The Department of History is participating in a wide-ranging film and discussion series on America’s Civil Rights struggles. Across the spring semester, four films will be shown with discussions led by faculty in History, Africana Studies, and Political Science. The first event is this Wednesday night, with a showing of the film Slavery By Another… Read More

Tuesday I-Seminar: Black Student Activism & Experience at the College of Wooster

You’ve seen the general announcement of events this week in commemoration and reflection on the life of Rev. King.  Take the time to participate! If you want a full run-down on events, see the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014 Celebration page. We want to be sure you know about one of these events that… Read More