Five History majors presented original research at the March 4, 2017 meeting of the Phi Alpha Theta Western New York Regional Meeting.The students presented their research to both their peers and faculty who are experts in the fields.
Naomi Hanson won one of six "Best Conference Paper" awards for "A Royal Encounter: Finding Commonality between Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley and Queen Elizabeth I."
"Don't Retreat. Teach Citizenship" emphasizes the role undergraduate educators can play in cultivating civility, empathy, and civic literacy across the curriculum at a moment when such aptitudes seem in short supply. The commentary draws on insights from the book Citizenship Across the Curriculum (Indiana UP, 2010), co-edited by Smith and his co-authors.
On December 1 several members of the history department helped to put the recent election in historical perspective and then had a discussion with about 25 members of the IC community in Textor 103. Michael Trotti offered a digest of statistics that showed just how unusual this election was. Pearl Ponce reflected on the way executive power in the U.S. has ebbed and flowed over...