News and Announcements
Check out the first issue of the History Department Newsletter!
The Class of 2015 History Majors Reception will be held on Saturday, June 6 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm in the Historic Stetson Reading Room (Located off the Entrance-Level Lobby of the New Sawyer Library) RSVP to Linda (firstname.lastname@example.org) by June 1
The culminating event of the academic year for thesis students will be the Thesis Colloquium, which will take place in Griffin Hall on May 4 and 5. Students will be asked to speak briefly about their theses. A student critic will then comment on the work and ask questions about it. This will be followed by
MAPPING EARLY AMERICAN FRONTIERS Monday, May 4 Griffin 6 – 4:15 pm A Presentation & Talk by Patrick Spero Assistant Professor of History & Leadership Studies “Mapping Early American Frontiers” will be a presentation of a data-mining and GIS-mapping project. The project had a team of Williams students scour the early American newspaper database to
In conjunction with HIST 328/REL 328: Witchcraft, there will be a series of screenings at sunset. No commentary, no lecture, just scary films (and pizza). Open to any History or Religion major (space permitting) with a free evening. All screenings will occur in Hopkins 001. Inquiries to Professor Eric Knibbs. FRI, FEB 13 – 5:20
HIST 306 / ARAB 306 On the Move: Migration, Displacement, and Dispossession in the Middle East Tue / Thu — 9:55 am – 11:00 am Professor Stacy Fahrenthold This course explores how patterns of human migration impacted the states and societies of the Middle East from the nineteenth century to the present. The course retrieves