Congratulations to the History Department Essay Contest Winners, 2012-2013!
HS 101 Papers
First Place (tie): Brendan Litavis, “The Search for Support;” Grace Boyan, “Ordinary Men or Ordinary Germans: A Historical Debate.” Second Place: Jennifer LaFalce, “Jesuits in the New World.”
Upper Level Short Papers
First Place: Margaret Dooley, “The Tyre Affair: A 12th Century Murder Mystery.” Second Place: Megan Heaning, “A Preservation Failure: the Southern Hotel.”
Upper Level Long Papers
First Place: Meghan Rice, “Ancestry Genealogy Research Project: [The Mulcreevy/Rice Family from County Clare, Ireland to Ellis Island].” Second Place (tie): Nicolas H. George, “An Exceptional Service: The Story of William Pryor;” Kevin Sikora, “The Tactics & Leadership Behind an Allied Victory at the Battle of the Bulge: Eisenhower's Account.”
First place: Tommy Antorino, “Peasantry, Aristocracy, and Masculinity: Seeing Philip III's Spain through Lope De Vega's Fuente Ovejuna.” Second place: Anthony Vitti, “The Long road to the ADA: Disability Rights Movements across the 20th Century.”
Please join us at the History Department annual picnic and farewell to seniors on Monday, April 29, 2013, 5pm-7pm, in the Humanities Hug Lounge and Refectory. View the poster here.
Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Schmidt on the publication of her latest book, Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror (Cambridge University Press, 2013)!
The History Department Spring 2013 Newsletter is here!
Paid Internship Opportunities: The Maryland State Archives in Annapolis, MD are currently accepting applications for multiple paid openings for Summer 2013 with a submission deadline of Monday, April 1, 2013. Visit the website for more information. Please contact Emily Oland Squires with questions at email@example.com or call 410-260-6443. Internships include: Digitization, Archival File Management and Electronic Archives Internship; Paper and Book Conservation Internship; IT Application Developer Internship; Legacy of Slavery in Maryland Research Internship; Revolutionary Military History Research Internship; Special Collections Newspaper Project Internship; Women's Hall of Fame Research Internship. Grace Marconi, a Classics major, is featured in a video by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Newcastle University (U.K.). She appears around the 2:00 minute mark.
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