History majors Jonathan Lee and Charles Russak presented research papers at the 2014 West/Central New York Phi Alpha Theta Conference at SUNY Buffalo on April 5. Jonathan Lee presented "The Road to Critical Mass: Science, Fear, and the Journey to the Bomb," which he wrote in Dr. Michael Trotti's senior seminar. Charles Russak's "'Let the Servant be Treated as a Man:' Domestic Servants, Masculinity and the Franchise" written in Dr. Karin Breuer's senior seminar, won a conference prize.
Jonathan Ablard, associate professor of history and co-director of the Latin American Studies program, has published an essay in Perspectives, the newsletter of the American Historical Association.
On Friday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, the Department of History will induct 20 new members into Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society.
Dr. Matt Klemm, Associate Professor of History, presented “The Power of Things: Confidence and Enchantment in Peter of Abano’s Conciliator” at the Magic, Religion, Science: Medieval Studies Symposium (Indiana University, March 7-8, 2014).
Jonathan Ablard participated in a panel on teaching at the 2014 American Historical Association meeting, in Washington, D.C.