Signing up for HIST 440 in 5 Easy Steps!

Read the guidelines on the History Department website. Choose a faculty member to work with. This should be someone you’ve taken a course with before and whose area of specialization lines up with your topic.  If you’re not sure what a professor’s specialization is, check the faculty profiles on the History department website. Meet with … Read more

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Classes Offered thru the History Department

HIST 446/546: History in the Digital Age, Professor Douglas Seefeldt, 9:00-9:50 am MWF Spring 2016      Historians, especially those who engage with the public, are increasingly becoming dependent on digital tools for both research and communication. What does it mean to do history in the digital age? How have relationships among teachers, researchers, students, librarians, archivists, … Read more

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Study Abroad at the Univeristy of Cambridge

The University of New Hampshire is proud to sponsor its thirty-eighth annual faculty-led summer program in the UK at the University of Cambridge. The program will be accommodated at Gonville and Caius College, one of the oldest and best known of the thirty-one colleges that make up Cambridge University. Students stay at the college from … Read more

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Big History with Craig Benjamin

It is not uncommon for professors to invite guest speakers to their classes to help provide specialized expertise to the classroom experience.  Dr. Alves took advantage of this precedent when he invited Dr. Craig Benjamin to speak to his HIST 445: History and Historians class and Dr. Drake Brown’s SS 395: Teaching SS in Secondary Schools class to answer … Read more

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HIST 497: Social History of Renaissance Europe, 1300-1700

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

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Beech Grove Cemetery: Create a Book and an App

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

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Jewish Studies Course Development Summer Workshop

From Expulsion to Dispossession: The 500-years-long Journey of Sephardic Jews: May 4 -8, 2015 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Schwartz Viewing Room, Bracken Library The Jewish Studies Project at Ball State University  Funded by the Benjamin and Bessie Zeigler Fund, the Jewish Studies Project was established to provide the university and community with an understanding and … Read more

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Opportunities are Everywhere

  Areli Marina, PhD, will speak about city design at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in AB 100. Her talk is titled “The Planners in the Piazza: City Design and Urban Infrastructure in Medieval Italy” and draws from her research and art background. Marina is author of The Italian Piazza Transformed: Parma in the Communal … Read more

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