What to Expect at Today’s Student History Conference

The Ball State Department of History’s Student History Conference is once again upon us, an academic meeting-of-the-minds to be held within the conference and reception rooms of Ball State University’s L.A. Pittenger Student Center. Now in its twentieth year, this event is certain to again prove itself an indispensable facet of networking, discussing, and – … Read more

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Digital Scholarship Lab Launching Soon

During today’s GIS Day, the History Department’s very own Jim Connolly and Doug Seefeldt presented on the opportunities that will be available to assist Ball State with storing and presenting research digitally with Ball State’s Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL). Co-director Dr. Connolly, Research Director Dr. Seefeldt, and the BSU IDIA Lab are currently leading an innovative … Read more

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Clio: Nov 8, 2016

Alumni News Our congratulations to Kevin Cline, who has been named as The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s 2016 National History Teacher of the Year! A graduate magna cum laude from both the Ball State Honors College and the Department of History’s undergraduate Social Studies Education program in 2005, Mr. Cline subsequently finished his … Read more

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Lucas Pint joins Department of History as New Academic Advisor

As scheduling for the spring session of 2017 begins, we at the Department of History find it fitting to formally introduce one of our newest faculty, Mr. Lucas Pint. Mr. Pint joins us in his new capacity as the academic advisor for the Anthropology, History, & Women and Gender Studies programs, each located with Burkhardt … Read more

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Mr. Kevin Cline, BSU History Alumni, Named 2016 National History Teacher of the Year!

Mr. Kevin Cline, a Ball State alumni from Marion, Indiana, has been named as The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s 2016 National History Teacher of the Year! Mr. Cline graduated magna cum laude from both the Ball State Honors College and the Department of History’s undergraduate Social Studies Education program in 2005. He subsequently … Read more

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Dr. Abel Alves presents at London, England conference

On September 9, Abel Alves presented “Images of Animals in the Early Modern Spanish Empire” at University College London.  The presentation was part of a daylong symposium on the visual representation of nonhuman animals in literature, art, film and other forms of documentation entitled “Animals in Visual Hispanism” organized by Jo Evans of the University … Read more

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Clio: Sept 13, 2016

Alumni News One of our MA alumnae, Lisa Mercer.  She has just published an article “‘Where Airy Voices Lead’: Joan of Arc’s Auditions in Historical Debate”. Magistra, Vol. 22, No. 1 Summer 2016, pp. 25-40.  She also has begun her PhD program at Illinois. Dave Ulbrich, who, as you know, earned his M.A. in our … Read more

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News from Our Public History Program (6 Sept 2016)

Public History majors who completed internships during the summer ’16 semester include Sierra Trowbridge, who was the first placement our Program has had at Ball State’s David Owsley Museum of Art. Sierra has served as a docent (volunteer gallery guide) at the Museum for the past two years, which led to Tania Said, Director of Education, and Cathy … Read more

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Clio: Mar 16, 2016

On February 22, Sergei Zhuk took an active part in the international event, sponsored by the United Nations Organization:  “Ukraine Celebrates United Nations International Mother Language Day with a Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko” in New York City. During the last February Sergei Zhuk made a few presentations based on the … Read more

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News from Our Public History Program by Director Michael Doyle

We have two Public History majors interning this spring semester, both of them at sites that are new hosts of students from our Program.  Abby Kaicy is based at the Indiana State Police Museum in Indianapolis, where she is assisting curator Lauren Baker with cataloguing objects and documents.  Rishad Readus, who is concurrently completing his … Read more

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