On Monday, September 26, Nick Estes, doctoral candidate in American Studies at the University of New Mexico, presents "#NoDAPL: Native Life, Death & Resistance on the Missouri River" at 5:30 in Dumbach Hall 120. This event is co-sponsored by the History Department and the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Prof. Elizabeth Hopwood's new digital history course "Foodways and the Forking of History" takes an innovative approach to analyzing the role of food in shaping national histories and cultural experiences.
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On October 3, Colin Fewer, Associate Professor at Purdue University Northwest, presents "The Soul in Pain: Ghosts, Purgatory and the Body in Late Medieval Culture" at 4 pm in the Crown Center Auditorium.
The 8th Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association (UHA) will take place October 13 to 16, 2016 at Loyola's Corboy Law Center. Loyola history faculty members Timothy Gilfoyle and Michelle Nickerson serve on the UHA board as president and director, respectively. We hope you'll attend the conference and support the many Loyola faculty and students presenting their research. Click for more information.
The Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History announced its year-long seminar series on Catholic social teaching and activism in the 20th century. Each seminar is free and open to all students, faculty, and the general public!
Recent Alumnus Dr. Anthony Di Lorenzo was selected for a year-long fellowship at the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery through the Schomburg Center at the New York Public Library.
At the end of June 2016, Professor Robert O. Bucholz concluded his three-year term as Chair of the History Department. During his tenure, Bob cultivated a culture of excellence that stressed the importance of teaching, research, and service.
Edin Hajdarpasic, PhD, Associate Professor of History, won the 2016 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies for his book, Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914.