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Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night, 511 W McGalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303 Ball State University History Club Spirit Night March 26, 2015 from 5-7 PM (Please be sure to come during the specified hours, and bring a copy of the flyer available in the History Department office or the 10% credit will not be eligible!) What is … Read more
Dear History Student: This is an open invitation for students who may be eligible for induction into Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honor society. To be inducted you must have completed at least twelve hours of credit in history and/or social science education courses, or sections of Honors College courses taught by Ball State … Read more
This course is structured around an examination of the lifecycle in early modern Europe, beginning with birth and childhood, and continuing on to old age and death. The class will look at a variety of social issues including sexuality, criminality, wealth, gender and social status. The course assignments will focus on primary sources as either objects of direct study or as ways to understand issues of social importance. If … Read more
THE CITY OF CORINTH AND MACEDONIANS AFTER ALEXANDER THE GREAT Michael Dixon, History Professor and Assistant Dean at the University of Southern Indiana This talk explores the relationship between Macedonia and Corinth during the Hellenistic period. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Burkhardt Building room 101. Free and Open to the Public.
Get a distinctive experience to wow your future employers – Students who have an interest in animation, anthropology, art, communication, computer science, English, graphic design, geography, history, historic preservation, interpretation, journalism, landscape architecture, natural resources and resource management, telecommunication, or related fields are welcome to apply. – Student need to have two professional references and a desire to work with Muncie content to interview for this class. … Read more
A gallery of the pictures taken at the 18th Annual Student History Conference. *Unless otherwise noted, students pictured are Ball State students
“Talking Past Each Other: Languages of Race and Colonialism in France during the First World War” Dr. Richard S. Fogarty, Associate Professor, University at Albany, SUNY In the United States racism has historically been overt. From outright slavery to the Jim Crow laws that were still present until the mid 60s, racism was a very visible aspect … Read more
This was the theme the Dean of the College of Science and Humanities, Dr. Michael Maggiotto, set for the 18th Annual Student History Conference. Will artifacts from the Disney movie “Frozen” or t-shirts glorifying the Grateful Dead represent the information available to future historians? How will they interpret what they find? These observations highlight the importance … Read more
On February 19th, Dr. Alves presented his lecture at the Kennedy Library, “Studying the Human Animal: A Bigger History.” His lecture discussed many of the similarities between human culture and animal behavior. People are undeniably mammals, but the idea that humans and animals are closely related at the social and behavior level can be a … Read more