History Archive

Ellen Stockstill, Penn State Harrisburg – Black Panther and African History

Marvel’s “Black Panther” has been a worldwide sensation. Ellen Stockstill, Assistant Professor of English at Penn

Roger Thompson, Stony Brook University – The Last of the Italian Grizzlies

Another powerful empire might be falling right outside Rome. Roger Thompson, Associate Professor of writing &

Benton Kidd, University of Missouri – The Colorful Lives of the Phoenicians

Excavation is telling us new stories about an old civilization. Benton Kidd, researcher and associate curator

Russ Crawford, Ohio Northern University – Female Participation in Football Leagues

We’ve always heard that football as a masculine sport. Russ Crawford, professor of history at Ohio

Lou Roper, SUNY New Paltz – Slavery and the British Empire

Slavery was profitable for many enslavers. Lou Roper, professor of history at SUNY New Paltz, delves

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