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Dr. Jackson interviewed on removal of confederate statues on 13ABC

This Sunday at 11:00 AM on 13 ABC, “Conklin & Company” will address the removal of confederate monuments. The show invited Dr. Nicole Jackson to answer questions such as are statues bad for future generations? What do we owe our kids and grandchildren when it comes to history? Watch the show this Sunday on 13ABC and […]

Connecting to the past with bread soup

Last Sunday it was cold and snowing in Bowling Green. The weather invited to stay inside, savor a cup of hot cocoa and fill the house with the smells of a stew or a soup. I’d been thinking a lot about soup in the last couple of months. A student in the History-Spanish dual MA, […]

Annual History Professional Day 2016

On Friday, April 8, 2016, the History Department held its History Professionals Day, an annual event that brings approximately 30 history and social studies teachers to BGSU for a morning of workshops and lectures on the latest developments in a variety of historical fields and topics. Dr. Nicole Jackson presented on “Civil Rights in the […]

History Department Presence at the Ohio Academy of History Conference

At the annual Ohio Academy of History conference, which met at the Stark Campus of Kent State University on April 1 and 2, 2016, BGSU History faculty and alumni participated in four panels. Drs. Ben Greene and Steven Schrag delivered papers, “Waging a Cultural Cold War: U. S. Public Diplomacy During the Cold War,” and […]

Alcohol Encyclopedia Gains ALA Recognition

At the American Library Association’s winter meeting earlier this month, the ALA named The SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol: Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives, edited by Professor Scott C. Martin, as one of ten publications on its 2016 Outstanding References Source List. Academic and public libraries use this list when considering which reference works to purchase […]

Martin Presents at AHA/ADHS Conference

Professor and Department Chair Scott Martin participated in a roundtable discussion on alcohol and drugs history at the American Historical Association meeting in Atlanta on January 8, 2016. The roundtable, “Alcohol and Drugs History: Accomplishments and Prospects,” sponsored by the Alcohol and Drugs History Society (ADHS), examined developments within the field over the past 35 […]

Nicole Jackson presents paper at Midwest Conference on British Studies

On Friday, September 25, 2015, Dr. Nicole Jackson presented a paper at the Midwest Conference on British Studies meeting in Detroit. Her paper, “Representing Black British Histories: Race, Nation, and Empire,” appeared as part of a panel entitled “Britain in the 21st Century: Contemporary Issues.” It addressed the experiences of the Afro-Caribbean population as members […]

Hess’ Book on Vietnam in the BGSU News!

Dr. Gary Hess’ new book, Vietnam: Explaining America’s Lost War, is being published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the escalation of troops in Vietnam. The BGSU News published an article detailing the book and Dr. Hess’ interest and approach. Dr. Gary Hess is the Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the Department of History […]

Reception for Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle: Friday, July 17 from 1-3 pm

The Department of History will host a farewell reception for Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle on Friday, July 17th from 1-3 pm in the History Conference Room (Williams 141). Dr. Griech-Polelle will be heading to Pacific Lutheran University in the fall, after having been at BGSU since 1999. Please RSVP to Tina at tamos@bgsu.edu!

Faykosh Presents at Alcohol and Drugs History Society Conference

Joe Faykosh, doctoral candidate in the Graduate Program in Policy History at BGSU, presented at the Alcohol and Drugs History Society conference, titled “Borders, Boundaries, and Contexts: Defining Spaces in the History of Alcohol and Drugs,” held at BGSU from June 18-21. Faykosh presented “A Place in the Party: Wets, Drys, and the Klan at the […]

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