The 1619 Project and Teaching Critical Race Theory Roundtable Discussion

On February 1st, Dr. Beatrice Adams and Dr. Christina Welsch of the History Department, and Dr. Désirée Weber of the Political Science Department, hosted a roundtable discussion on the 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones on the current backlash against teaching “Critical Race Theory.” It was an evening of engaging discussion thanks to the excellent turnout… Read More

2021 Fall Picnic

Owing largely to the pleasant weather, good food, competitive lawn games, and heartening turnout from both students and faculty, the History Department’s 2021 fall picnic was a great success! The picnic welcomed some Scots back to campus for the first time in over a year and gave prospective history majors an opportunity to mingle with… Read More

Spring Gathering Pictures!

It was wonderful seeing so many faces last Friday at the Spring Gathering–in person, no less! Many thanks to all of the students, faculty, and guests who joined us in the surprisingly nice weather. Jackson Stuff, Phi Alpha Theta, and the many others who helped arrange the event did a stupendous job ensuring there was… Read More

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