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 The students were able to attend presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by experts and professionals on historical content, graduate school, and academic as well as non-academic career paths.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 »
John Haltiwanger grew up in the Washington DC area and completed a Bachelor of Arts in History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2010. John then went on to work in the Republic of Georgia, where he worked for the Georgian government teaching English. His studies of Georgia’s regional politics convinced him that he Find out more »
The University of Baltimore’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors in history, hosted its annual conference on April 22, 2017 at the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center. For this regional meeting, students prepared and submitted research papers for formal judging by professionals in the Find out more »
What: History Department Open House When: October 3, at 4 p.m. Where: Blackistone Room in North Anne Arundel Hall Why: To mingle with professors and hear about exciting new history classes and opportunities! Hope to see you there!
The History Department invites applications for the Thomas M. Barrett Memorial Award for Undergraduate Research. Named after our beloved, departed colleague Tom Barrett, the History Department will award $500 to a deserving History major for the purpose of furthering ongoing research (SMP students are strongly encouraged to apply). Proposals are due to cjholden@smcm by Oct. 6. We will announce the award winner and make the Find out more »
Join the History Department Monday May 1, 2017 in Kent 120 for… TURMOIL IN POLITICS AND ACADEMIA: MARYLAND IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY CHAIR: Vincent Turner 12:45 Stella Yakam: “Unfinished Journey: Re-imagining and Re-constructing Diversity at SMCM: A Tale of Three Presidents, 1948-1996” Mentor: Garrey Dennie Commentator: Samuel Coomes 1:15 Matt Jeffers: Find out more »
From the Newsroom
Brodsky Awarded Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship to Conduct Research in Israel
St. Mary’s College Faculty and Staff Present at “Universities, Slavery, Public Memory, and the Built Landscape” Conference