History Archive

Christopher Schmidt, University of Indianapolis – The Teeth of Herculaneum

We’re still learning about the cities buried by Mount Vesuvius centuries ago. Christopher Schmidt, professor in

Jerusha Conner, Villanova University – Students Should March and Then They Should Run

On Part 2 of our Student Protest Series: What happens after the students stop marching? Jerusha

Jerusha Conner, Villanova University – Are Mass Shootings This Generation’s Vietnam War?

On Part 1 of our Student Protest Series: There’s been an increase in student activism after

Joseph Fins, Cornell University – Secret Memo Shows Bipartisanship during Watergate Crisis

Bipartisanship during a crisis seems unlikely in today’s political climate. Joseph Fins, professor of medical ethics

Brent Plate, Hamilton College – The Erie Canal and the Birth of American Religion

Did the Erie Canal start a religious movement? S. Brent Plate, visiting associate professor of religious

Jennifer LeMesurier, Colgate University – Knitting as Protest

Can knitting be used as an act of defiance? Jennifer LeMesurier, professor of writing and rhetoric

Raymond Boisvert, Siena College – 200th Publication Anniversary of Frankenstein

Everyone knows the Frankenstein legend, right? Raymond Boisvert, professor of philosophy at Siena College, takes a

Leigh Ann Wheeler, Binghamton University – ERA during the #MeToo Movement Era

Can the MeToo era usher in equal rights for women in America? Leigh Ann Wheeler, professor

Cindy Strong, Cornell College – Pottery and Chemistry

Can chemistry help us better understand the past? Cindy Strong, professor of chemistry at Cornell College,

Casey Andrews, Whitworth University – Peace Literature

Artists of the future can look to the past to explore how to speak out against