The History Department is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2015 Graduate Colloquium Conference “New Directions in Early Modern and Modern History”. The conference will take place on Friday May 8 at 4PM in Walsh Library 040.Presentations cover evenly almost the whole period from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries, with presenters addressing topics as diverse as royal succession and government in Tudor England, torture and public disorder in Colonial America, and mass consumption, labor justice, and education in the modern US. Read on for the conference schedule and paper abstracts…
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Events: History Day 2014
Ever wondered what historians do? Why it might be useful, even valuable, to study history?
So did we.
We are excited to announce that on the 20th of February (that’s a Thursday) in the Campbell Multipurpose Room, we will be hosting the Third Annual History Day. We will explore how historians think about issues of contemporary importance, how those history books you are forced to read come into existence. We will get a taste of what members of the Fordham community – undergrads, graduate students, and faculty members – have done to advance historical understanding. We will learn how history can get you a JOB. We are not kidding about that.
And free food.
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