Café Bob session Thursday, October 5 on Engaging History: Summer Experiences

The first Café Bob of the 2016-2018 school year will take place on Thursday, October 5 at 11 a.m.: Engaging History: Summer Experiences (KAU Tower). During the summer of 2017, several history majors continued their history education by studying abroad in Indonesia, working as research assistants for the Wooster Digital History Project, and participating in living history… Read More

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

Café Bob: Politicizing Space, Race, and Gender

We are pleased to announce the first panel of distinguished I.S. presentations. This Thursday, April 11th, Cafe Bob welcomes three graduating historians to present their research. The theme is “Politicizing Space, Race, and Gender” and the talks will all address, from different thematic and methodological angles, U.S. history since the 1960s. Kelsey Smith will reinterpret… Read More

Café Bob: How to Get a Job with a History Degree

Please come join us for the next Café Bob How to Get A Job with a History Degree at 11AM on October 18th in Kauke 137. Lisa Kastor, Director of Career Services here at Wooster, will give an overview of the job search and application process, the types of things Wooster graduates do, the employers… Read More

Café Bob: New Social Movements in India

The History Department cordially invites you to the first Cafe Bob of the year,  Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11am, in Kauke 137. We will hear from our distinguished Visiting Gillespie Professor, Sucheta Mahajan, an expert in late colonialism, independence, partition, and other topics in 20th century South Asian history. Professor Mahajan will give us a… Read More

Cafe Bob Senior I.S Presentations

Please join the History Department’s roundtable Cafe Bob Thursday, March 8 at 11:00am in Kauke Tower for the last of the Senior I.S. presentations! We will hear from two seniors with fascinating senior projects:   Jack Anderson, “New Jersey’s Frelinghuysen Family” Ever since the early days of American History and continuing through the present, members… Read More