History Archive

Sean Gerrity, Hostos Community College – Maroons

Not all enslaved people fled to the North. Sean Gerrity, assistant professor of English at Hostos

David Jones, Amherst College – Vulcanism and Mass Extinctions

On Amherst College Week: Volcanic eruptions have shaped life’s history on Earth. David Jones, associate professor

Susanna Ashton, Clemson University – Rediscovering an Enslaved Person’s Journey to Freedom through Research

The stories of the enslaved in the U.S. are still being told. Susanna Ashton, professor of

Kevin Bruyneel, Babson College – Settler Memory

What is settler memory? Kevin Bruyneel, professor of politics at Babson College, explores this question. Kevin

Edward Shannon, Ramapo College – Woody Guthrie, Charles Schulz and a Comic Book

What do comic books, Woody Guthrie and Charles Schulz have to do with each other? Edward

Keely Heuer, SUNY New Paltz – Magna Graecia

What a society made can tell us a lot about them. Keely Heuer, assistant professor of

Bill Schindler, Washington College – Reinventing Food Systems by Incorporating our Dietary Past

On Washington College Week: Did we eat healthier millions of years ago? Bill Schindler, associate professor

David Gowler, Emory University – The Continuing Relevance of Howard Thurman

Who was Howard Thurman? David Gowler, professor and chair of religion at Oxford College of Emory

Dorian Borbonus, University of Dayton – Digging for History in Rome

How do we uncover unheard voices from the past in a thriving modern city? Dorian Borbonus,

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