History majors Caitlin Schoen and Megan Root as well as History minor Anna Vagnoni were inducted into the Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Friday March 30! Five students at the College of William and Mary founded The Phi Beta Kappa Society in 1776, during the American Revolution. Find out more »
SMCM’s own Professor Christine Adams published a perspective piece in The Washington Post’s Made By History section! Made by History is a section dedicated to understanding how history made us through examination of the present in light of the past. The MLK quote,“Instead of making history, we are made by history” serves as the inspiration for Find out more »
Saturday March 24 students Abigail Rose, Caitlin Schoen, Megan Root, and Sarah Casper-Woodhead along with the St. Mary’s PAT faculty advisor, Professor Malena, attended the 2018 Regional Mid-Atlantic Phi Alpha Theta Conference! The SMCM students had the opportunity to present previously submitted papers, receive commentary on their papers, answer questions from the audience, and attend Find out more »
On Tuesday March 6, nine new members were inducted into the Alpha Iota Kappa chapter of Phi Alpha Kappa! Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society has over 400,000 members, with some 9,000 new members joining each year through 970 chapters nationwide.
Are you thinking about doing an SMP next year? Are you wondering about the process? Do you want to have more information to make the right decision for you? Come hear current SMP students discuss their experiences, and learn about the process and steps involved. Thursday, March 8th, 5:00 pm @ KH 312. See you there!
The History Department invited and registered six current SMCM history majors for this year’s American Historical Association (AHA) Annual Conference. The students were able to attend presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by experts and professionals on historical content, graduate school, and academic as well as non-academic career paths. Find out more »
On Sunday, December 3, the history club traveled to Washington DC to visit the Smithsonian!
The History Department would like to congratulate Donald Johnson for his recent publican of “Ambitious Allegiances: Urban Loyalties during the American Revolution” in the prestigious Journal of American History! His work is in Issue 3, Volume 104, of The Journal of American History published December 1, 2017. Donald Johnson graduated from St. Mary’s in 2006 with a Find out more »
Carolyn “Carrie” La Rocco received the St Andrews School of Classics MLitt Prize Award for finishing her Ancient History degree at St Andrews as the top MLitt student in the School of Classics! Carrie is a former SMCM student and history major. She is currently doing another Master’s degree at Oxford and applying for DPhil Find out more »
Come listen to History Alumni Alison Curry and Gabriel Young talk about their postgraduate experiences! Alison will discuss her digital humanities work and online M.A. ,while Gabriel will discuss language training, career paths, funding for M.A., and funding for PhD! Join us at 4:10 on November 16 in the Glendening Annex Alison was an Anthropology Find out more »
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Holden published During 2017-18 Academic Year
Brodsky to be Published in Upcoming book “Global Jewish Foodways: A History”