At the final Research Colloquium of the Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History and Culture, undergraduates presented on their research projects and Dan Snow won the Susan Ramonat Prize for Scholarly Excellence.
History major and Regents' Award winner Pedro Regalado recently penned a piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education about his experience as a community college, Loyola, and now as a doctoral candidate at Yale.
Fall course registration begins on April 18. Consider taking one of the history department’s many 300-level classes. From presidential elections and pirates to China and the Caribbean to film and memoir, there's something for everyone.
Open to majors, minors, and non-majors.
Professors Edin Hajdarpasic and Kyle Roberts won the Sujack Awards for Research and Teaching Excellence. Professor Suzanne Kaufman was named 2016 Master Teacher. Congratulations to our award winning faculty!
Loyola undergraduate and graduate students presented their scholarship in poster and oral presentations and Secondary Education and History Double Major Kyle Jenkins '16 (center right) won the Outstanding Loyola Undergraduate Researcher Award.
Congratulations to Ruby Oram on her award winning essay, "'They Taught Us to be Ladies:'The Forgotten History of Flower Tech , 1927-1960." History MA student Michael O'Hara also received an honorable mention for his essay “‘Roosevelt is My Religion’: Mayor Edward Kelly, the New Deal, and Urban Politics in Chicago, 1933-1947.” Congratulations Ruby and Michael! Click here to view past award winners.
Early applications are due May 1 for this ten-week graduate seminar. The course will examine the relationship between gender, sex differences, and politics—defined broadly—in medieval Europe, exploring the ways in which systems of power mapped onto perceived sex differences and bolstered, reproduced, or authenticated those systems.
The History Department is very pleased to offer the second annual Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History and Culture for the 2016-17 academic year. The Ramonat Seminar is an interdisciplinary, two-semester course that provides Loyola undergraduates with the unique opportunity to explore changing topics within American Catholic history, literature, and culture through hands-on research.
The Public History Lab started with a handful of students. What it has turned into, however, is a full-scale campaign of projects, art walks, community days, faculty consults, and numerous proposals-- all to support Chicago’s historic neighborhoods.