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March 19th, 2018

  • Image preview 4:30pm: Fast Food Civil Rights
    Dr. Marcia Chatelain is Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University.  Her current book project tells the story of black capitalists, civil rights leaders, and even radical nationalists who believed that their destiny rested with a set of golden arches. And it tells of an industry that blossomed at the very moment a freedom movement began to whither.

April 24th, 2018

  • Image preview 4:30pm - 6:00pm: History Senior Thesis Poster Session

    Please join the students in Professor Jane Hunter’s history research seminar on Power and Culture in the United States (and the Americas) as they present their theses at the end-of-semester poster session.  The research seminar is the capstone course of the history major.  Student theses involve in-depth primary source research, mastery of historical literature on a chosen subject, and intense editing, revision, and peer review.  The goal of the seminar is the completion of an original and rigorously researched thesis that advances historical scholarship.



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