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Publication News

Eric Oakley had “Ships—A Target of Indigenous Resistance in the Pacific.” World History Bulletin 37, No. 2, Double Issue: Resistance in World History and Religion in World History (Fall 2021/Spring 2022): 15-24. published - July 2022

Caroline Conner had the article "Using an instructional model of historical empathy to teach the Holocaust." published in The Social Studies. - June 2022

Albert Churella had the article "Private agendas and the public good: The contested development of high-speed passenger rail transport in the United States," published in The Journal of Transport History. - March 2022

Fred Carroll had the article "The Completely True Story of the Fraudulent Ethiopian Princess: Racial Stereotypes and Journalistic Conventions in the Framing of a Media Hoax," published in the winter 2022 issue of American Journalism. - March 2022

Jonathan Gentry, Lauren Thompson, and Paul Dover were chosen for the RCHSS Research Support Funding award for book publications. - October 2021

Lauren Thompson had the article "“The Offspring of Drunkards”: Gender, Welfare, and the Eugenic Politics of Birth Control and Alcohol Reform in the United States” published in the 49 (3) Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. - October 2021

Paul Dover had "The Information Revolution in Early Modern Europe" published by Cambridge University Press. - October 2021

David Jones had the article "Once Upon a Pandemic: Confucius, Rosemont, Marx, Deleuze and the Opportunity for a Confucian Ideology" published in Chinese Ideology, edited by Shiping Hua, Routledge - September 2021

Katya Vladimirov had the article "Profiling Soviet elites, 1900-1990, generational analysis," published in Historická demografie, Prague, Czech republic, 2021, 45:2 - September 2021

William (Tom) Okie had the article “The Thin Ripe Line: Watermelons, Pushcarts, and the Distribution of Modern Food” published in Acquired Tastes: Stories about the Origins of Modern Food. - August 2021

Caroline Conner had the article "Whitewashing U.S. History: The Marginalization of Latinx in the Georgia Standards of Excellence" published in the Journal of Latinos and Education. - August 2021

Paul Dover had the article “Variété et abondance. La copia et l’histoire de l’Europe des débuts de l’époque moderne” published in Cahiers d’histoire. Revue d’histoire critique. - August 2021

Silke Zoller had the book To Deter and Punish: Global Collaboration Against Terrorism in the 1970s published by Columbia University Press. - August 2021

Amy Dunagin had the articles "Opera, War, and the Politics of Effeminacy under Queen Anne" and "Introduction: Consuming Foreign Music and Theater in Eighteenth-Century Britain" published in Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture - June 2021

Silke Zoller had the article "The Swift Response to the Belarus Plane Hijacking Signals a Historic Shift" published in The Washington Post. - June 2021

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Student Research

    • HIST 4495 - U.S. History
      • This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme in US History. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline. 
    • HIST 4496 - European History 
      • This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme in European History. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline
    • HIST 4497 - Non-Western History
      • This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme of a particular region in the non-Western world. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline. 
    • HIST 4498 - World History
      • This seminar introduces students to the historiography of a particular topic or theme in World History, using the approaches of cross-cultural, transnational, or transregional history. It requires students to develop an original research paper on the topic or theme using primary and secondary sources and reflecting standard practices within the discipline.
    • HIST 4499 - Senior Thesis in History
      • Students who plan to apply to graduate school or want a greater challenge can write a more traditional senior thesis in lieu of their second research seminar. A combined tutorial and seminar in which students research and write a senior thesis in addition to making a computer based presentation in class.
    • HIST 3327 & 44XX - Public History
      • HIST 3327 (Architectural History), HIST 4424 (Museum Education), HIST 4426 (Documentation & Interpretation) and HIST 4427 (Museum Exhibitions) often require students to do research that results in a public project to assist outside organizations or other parts of KSU. Students may also do more traditional research projects.
  • Each year the department offers the Ann W. Ellis Pullen Award to the undergraduate student with the best research paper. The winner is chosen by the History Department faculty members.

    The Civil War Center hosts an annual symposium for undergraduate research.

 

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