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A Look Back at History Day: Speakers and Talks as they Happened

We created a Storify version of the live-tweeting of History Day 2016. Keep reading to check out who spoke and find out about the subjects of their talks.

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Craig Steven Wilder, our History Day Keynote Speaker

WilderatSt.Johns3_The History Department is excited to welcome back Fordham College Alum Craig Wilder, who will deliver the keynote address at our Third Annual History Day. His talk is entitled: “How Slavery Shaped Schools: Northern Opposition to Black Education in Pre-Civil War America.” The talk will beheld on Thursday, February 20, at 6PM in Flom Auditorium on the Rose Hill Campus. Continue reading

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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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