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

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

Lecture: Which Witch? Explaining the Great Witchcraft Prosecutions in Early Modern Europe

Dr. Rob Schneider: Which Witch? Explaining the Great Witchcraft Prosecutions in Early Modern Europe Friday, October 17, 2014 12pm, Lean Lecture Room     The campaign against so-called witches and the practices associated with witchcraft in Europe was not a Medieval phenomenon. It occurred during the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution, suggesting a set of… Read More

Ayesha Hardison & Andrea Williams Joint Talk

On Thursday, November 13th at 7pm the College of Wooster’s English Department and Committee for Diversity and Global Engagement will host a joint talk between Ayesha Hardison (author of WRITING THROUGH JANE CROW: RACE AND GENDER POLITICS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE), and Andrea Williams (author of DIVING LINES: CLASS ANXIETY AND POSTBELLUM BLACK FICTION) in… Read More

A Brief Report on the Year Gone By

  Dear Students, Colleagues, and Friends! July 1 is a minor landmark in the summer, but it does mark a turnover in leadership of the History Department. Jeff Roche assumes the Chair of the Department, on a three-year term, as of this day. I passed along to him the Departmental gavel and regalia and secret… Read More

Visit of Distinguished Historian Lynn Hunt – Feb 26

We’re lucky to welcome the distinguished historian, Lynn Hunt, who will be on campus on Tuesday, February 26. Hunt is the Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History at UCLA & Former President of the American Historical Association. She has written a number of influential works on topics such as the history of the French Revolution,… Read More

Lateefah Simon “Justice for All” Monday 7:15

[vimeo 14872115] The Center for Diversity and Global Engagement (CDGE), working with OMSA and the WGSS program, is excited to bring to campus, Lateefah Simon, our first leader in residence. The goal of this week-long residency is to connect our students and community to a young leader who embodies the vision of the Center. Lateefah… Read More

John Bracey, Jr. Visit and Public Lecture

                John Bracey, Jr., distinguished historian of the African American experience and Professor in the Afro-American  Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, will be visiting the College on Tuesday, September 13. Faculty are invited to a lunchtime workshop on Tuesday. Students and faculty alike are invited… Read More

The College Welcomes Visiting Scholar from Morocco

We’ve been lucky this week to have the chance to host Said Ennahid, Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Al Akhawayne University in Ifrane, Morocco. The week after spring break sometimes involves a slow ramp up to the full speed of college work (we can blame it on the long… Read More