Congratulations to Lauren O'Brien (MA '16) for being awarded a United States Agency of International Development (USAID) Research & Innovation Fellowship for Cape Town, South Africa. Read more about what she will do on the fellowship.
Loyola History Department PhD Candidate Nathan Jérémie-Brink has been awarded a Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. This competitive writing fellowship is given to PhD candidates whose research contributes to the study of North American Christianity.
Profs. Patricia Mooney-Melvin, Kyle Roberts, and Stephen Schloesser were selected to take part in an on-going discussion of emerging models for integrating Career Diversity into doctoral education sponsored by the American Historical Association.
Graduate students Kate Johnson, Marie Pellissier, and Kelly Schmidt collaborated with PhD student Will Fenton's project "Digital Paxton: A Digital Archive and Critical Edition Edition about the Paxton Pamphlet War" to create pedagogical tools for the site.
Professor Emeritus Lawrence McCaffrey, whose work focused on the Irish and Irish Americans, was inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame alongside others including Martin Sheen, Bill Murray, and astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly.
Please join us in Piper Hall on Saturday, April 29, from 2-5:30 pm for the Ramonat Final Colloquium! Ramonat Scholars will present their projects and celebrate and reflect on a year of encountering the history of Dorothy Day and Catholic Social Teaching.
The inaugural issue of The Chicago Style has arrived. Created by the Chi Mu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the undergraduate History Honor Society, this new online journal showcases exemplary student scholarship.
On Wednesday, April 26, the English Atlantic Writing Group will meet to discuss Dr. Bryan Rindfleisch's paper, “’Possessed of the most Extensive Trade, Connexions, and Influence’: George Galphin and the Power of Intimacy in Early America.”
Fall course registration begins on April 4! Consider taking one of the history department’s many interesting 300-level classes. From food and Pompeii to heresy and Chicago to film and music, there's something for everyone in every major! Classes are open to majors, minors, and non-majors.
Amanda Malmstrom, a junior History and Art History major currently enrolled in the Ramonat Seminar, was recently awarded a Myser Research Grant to travel to the Ade Bethune Collection at St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Loyola undergraduates Gustav Roman and Roman Krasnitsky and alumnus Michael Albani presented at the annual meeting the American Historical Association/American Catholic Historical Association in Denver on January 7th
Dr. John Donoghue, Associate Professor of History made the front page of the Loyola Phoenix for his upcoming Spring course, "Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now," which will discuss the racist rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump and the legacy of American slavery in 2017.