Loyola undergraduates Gustav Roman and Roman Krasnitsky and alumnus Michael Albani presented at the annual meeting the American Historical Association/American Catholic Historical Association in Denver on January 7th
Dr. John Donoghue, Associate Professor of History made the front page of the Loyola Phoenix for his upcoming Spring course, "Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now," which will discuss the racist rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump and the legacy of American slavery in 2017.
Students in the history honors program will present their semester-long research projects in three panels on Tuesday, December 6th, from 2:30-5pm in Regis Hall. Presentations will be followed by a catered reception!
Loyola graduate student Kelly Schmidt participated in a full-day lecture and seminar series at the Newberry Library in association with the Chicago Humanities Council and the Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture at the University of Chicago.
This fall semester, history graduate students have the rare opportunity to work with the Newberry Library's renowned collection of medieval manuscripts through a seminar course on gender, bodies, and the body politic in medieval Europe led by Dr. Tanya Stabler-Miller.
Loyola hosted the biennial Urban History Association Conference on October 13-16 at the Corboy Law Center. The conference welcomed over 650 urban historians and scholars from around the world, including Loyola students and faculty, and featured more than 150 workshops, panels, and roundtables.
This fall semester, four Loyola History majors are processing archival collections, learning about the history and workings of communication in a major law firm, reconstructing the household of an English queen, and mapping the movement of Catholics and books across the antebellum Midwest. All are enrolled in HIST 398: The History Undergraduate Internship.
Prof. Elizabeth Hopwood's new digital history course "Foodways and the Forking of History" takes an innovative approach to analyzing the role of food in shaping national histories and cultural experiences.
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The Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History's year-long seminar series, "Dorothy Day's America: Speaker Series on Catholic Social Teaching in the 20th Century," will continue February 16th at 5:30PM in the McCormick Lounge in Coffey Hall
Recent Alumnus Dr. Anthony Di Lorenzo was selected for a year-long fellowship at the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery through the Schomburg Center at the New York Public Library.
Edin Hajdarpasic, PhD, Associate Professor of History, won the 2016 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies for his book, Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914.
At the end of June 2016, Professor Robert O. Bucholz concluded his three-year term as Chair of the History Department. During his tenure, Bob cultivated a culture of excellence that stressed the importance of teaching, research, and service.