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    Professor launches website to collect military life stories

    Professor Anni Cecil helps establish a web database, designed for the general public, which curates a collection of stories about military life and those involved in it through crowdsourcing and cataloguing. More »
  • Dana Polanichka receives tenure

    On 12 December, the Tenure Committee enthusiastically granted tenure to Prof. Polanichka.  Please join us in congratulating her! More »
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    Professor Cathchart to Narrate National Geographic Mini-Series

    Professor Cathcart narrates segments of the new Origins documentary series set to begin March 6th on the National Geographic Channel, after having appeared on PBS discussing the 1915 film, Birth of a Nation. More »
  • Presidential Trivia Night!

    The History Club will be hosting a jeopardy style quiz game about US Presidents and politics, in the spirit of the upcoming general election. Free pizza will be served!  Friday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m.  Knapton 114 More »
  • History Club Future Night

    The History club presents Future Night! During advising week, students interested in taking History courses during the spring semester can get advice from upperclassmen History majors and minors. Learn about what classes to take, when, and with whom, and get advice on how to efficiently fulfill the requirements for the major or minor.  Thursday, 3 Nov. […] More »
  • History Club Film Night

    he History Club will present the film Inglourious Basterds! The film is about a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders led by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers in Nazi-occupied France during World War II. Snacks provided and a discussion to follow.  Thursday, 27 Oct, 6 pm, Knapton Lecture Hall. More »
  • New History Courses for Spring 2017

    Trais Pearson will be offering Medicine and Imperialism: A Global History and Kathryn McBride is offering When Cultures Collide: Conflict and Interaction at the Edges of the Ancient World. More »
  • Dana Polanichka returns from leave

    Dana Polanichka has just returned from a year-long leave in which she both drafted a biography of an early medieval woman and engaged in collaborative research with current History major and Wheaton senior Alora Buxton exploring a ninth-century handbook written by a mother for her son. More »
  • New Publication in the Journal of Military History

    Anni Cecil has published an article, "The Abolition of the U.S. Army Canteen, 1898-1914," in the July 2016 edition of the Journal of Military History More »
  • Visiting Faculty joining Department for Fall Semester

    Two visiting faculty will be offering new courses: Trais Pearson will teach Chinese History and First-Year Seminar, and Pelin Kadercan will teach Early Islamic Societies and European Fascism. More »