This year’s Ancient Studies guest lecturer is Julie Van Voorhis, Associate professor of Art History from IU Bloomington. In her lecture, titled “Ancient Art for Sale: The Sculptor’s Workshop at Aphrodisias”, Dr. Van Voorhis will be exploring sculptural finds in one ancient city in order to trace the production and markets of new and reused statues in the … Read more
Burkhardt Building, Room 100 In her Sabbatical Talk, Professor Sarah Drake Brown presents “Becoming a History Teacher: Historical Thinking and Performance Assessment”. This is a FREE talk and open to the public. In our assessment-crazed culture, where the art of teaching is often reduced to impersonal value-added measures, optimistic history teaching candidates do not necessarily … Read more
Bracken Library, room 104 Did you know that St. Patrick wasn’t even Irish? Professor Suppe will share his expertise and teach us about the real St. Patrick, separating the man from the myth. Whether you are interested in Irish History, Roman History, Pop Culture – or even if you just like drinking green beer once … Read more
Burkhardt Building, Room 106 Ball State University Join the History Club as East Central Paranormal Investigators presents on the methods they use to detect and record paranormal activity in historical buildings throughout Indiana. This event is FREE and open to the public.
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