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

Spring 2016 I-Seminar Presentations

The I-Seminar Lunch series brings together seniors from across campus exploring Independent Study research around themes of diversity and inclusion.  The talks are short and informal – with plenty of time for questions from the audience – and include a delicious (free) lunch. This spring the series features the work of several History majors. Thursday,… Read More

Wooster In Israel and Palestine – Winter Break 2015-16

There is still time for students to apply to this half-credit study and travel program, which focuses on understanding the Israel-Palestine conflict.  Interested students are advised to submit an application as soon as possible, since travel arrangements need to be made by the end of September. For detailed information and a copy of the information… 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