Documentary Film Poster

Virtual Watch Party and Roundtable – White Riot – Rock Against Racism

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

Poster for Hasan Jeffries Talk

Upcoming Talk – Hasan Jeffries on Race, Nostalgia, and Housing in Brooklyn, New York – Wed Feb 3 at 7pm

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

Spooky Trivia Night! Fri 10/30

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

Shannon King Lecture

History Lecture – Shannon King – The Harlem Riot of 1935 and Liberal Law and Order – Wed Sept 23 at 7pm

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

History Announcements for the Fall – and Open House on Tuesday 8/4 at 10am and 8pm

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

Poster for Roundtable

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