History Archive

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

Dustin Wright, Connecticut College – Sunagawa Struggle

US military bases abroad are not always welcomed by the local population. Dustin Wright, visiting assistant

Adam Rosenblatt, Haverford College – Forensic Science, Mass Graves and the Call to Care

Identifying individuals in a mass grave isn’t only a scientific matter. Adam Rosenblatt, visiting professor of

Tracy Betsinger, SUNY Oneonta – Vampire Legends

Vampires are more than just Dracula. Tracy Betsinger, associate professor in the department of anthropology at

Omer Gokcumen, University at Buffalo – The Ghost Species of Ancient Humans

The origins of humanity are being re-written. Omer Gokcumen, assistant professor of biology at the University

Robert Garland, Colgate University – Refugees Past and Present

The refugee crisis is ongoing. Robert Garland, professor of the classics at Colgate University, examines a