Careers in History Symposium

“What careers are open to me if I want to be an historian?” The IUPUI History Department is sponsoring an event to answer that question.  For more information visit the National Council on Public History webpage.  If you are interested in attending talk to Dr. Michael Doyle because transportation is being provided.  You can preregister … Read more

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Grand Valley Journal of History to Publish Undergraduate Articles

The Grand Valley Journal of History is looking for articles to publish! The aim of the Journal is to provide undergraduates, regardless of specialization or interest, with a cross disciplinary forum to explore different perspectives of studying the past. Authors will receive constructive feedback to further develop their historiographical skills through the development of an … Read more

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Volunteer and Share Your Love of History

Bethel Pointe Rehabilitation Center of Muncie (3400 W Community Dr) is looking for volunteers who would like to provide history presentations for their residents. This would be an informal presentation about any historical time period you desired. Conversation and interaction with the crowd would be encouraged, to help engage the audience. The speaker can bring … Read more

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Fall Classes 2014

Plan out your Fall Semester! Hist 150: The West in the World (Online or TR: 8-9:15, 9:30-11:45, 11-12:15, 12:30-1:45, 2-3:15, 3:30-4:45; MWF 9-9:50, 10-10:50, 11-11:50, 12-12:50,  1-1:50, 2-2:50, 3-3:50; and R 6:30-9:10pm ) – fulfills Western Civ History Hist 151: World Civilization 1 (MWF 1-1:50) – fulfills Western Civ History with Hist 152 Hist 152: … Read more

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Field School and Immersion Seminar

  Yount’s Mill Historical Archaeology Field School and Immersion Seminar Summer Semesters 1, 2 and Fall 2014 Between the 1840s to the early 20th century members of the Yount family operated a successful wool mill in Yountsville near Crawfordsville, Indiana. The mill provided wool goods to commercial markets and also furnished blankets and uniforms to the Union Army during the Civil War. … Read more

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Contribute to and Help Produce “Digital Literature Review: Slavery Now”

  As part of this year-long, interdisciplinary, immersive learning project, you’ll work with a team of students to develop the newest issue of the Digital Literature Review, entitled Slavery Now. You’ll get to watch, read, and analyze a variety of recent works concerning the issue of slavery in the past and present while gaining valuable skills within your discipline! … Read more

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Interested in Germany? Try and win $400!

  The German Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics in collaboration with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany invites all BSU students to enter the Germany in Europe Policy Paper Competition. In an essay of approximately 1,200 words, students are asked to address a policy problem and propose a solution. The paper should propose … Read more

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Rome for Real!

  What do you know about Rome?  Maybe you’ve watched Ben-Hur (1959), Hannibal (1959), Spartacus (1960), Cleopatra (1963), Gladiator (2000), Passion of the Christ (2004),  or read Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar or Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Do you wonder if what you know about Rome is true? Take some time during … Read more

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