“[The change] largely came about as a result of paying attention to what our students were asking for in the fall of 2015. Students in a series of protests had indicated that they wanted more diversity in the university core.” – Dr. Christopher Manning, Assistant Provost and History Professor
Congratulations to graduate students Rachel Boyle, Chelsea Denault, and Kelly Schmidt, and alumnae Maggie McClain on winning the National Council on Public History Student Project Award for the Chrysler Village History Project!
Fall course registration begins on April 4! Consider taking one of the history department’s many interesting 300-level classes. From food and Pompeii to heresy and Chicago to film and music, there's something for everyone in every major! Classes are open to majors, minors, and non-majors.
On Wednesday, April 12, the English Atlantic Writing Group will meet to discuss Dr. Bryan Rindfleisch's paper, “’Possessed of the most Extensive Trade, Connexions, and Influence’: George Galphin and the Power of Intimacy in Early America.”
Amanda Malmstrom, a junior History and Art History major currently enrolled in the Ramonat Seminar, was recently awarded a Myser Research Grant to travel to the Ade Bethune Collection at St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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.