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Congratulations to History Students Who Received 2016 Chacivity Awards

The History Department is incredibly proud of Holly Kresge, Kyle McCollum, and Callie Campbell, three history majors who received Chacivity Awards this week.

Posted on 4/26/2016 3:44:09 PM

Congratulations to History Students Inducted into Phi Alpha Theta

Last week, several IUP History students were inducted into the IUP chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honors society for history students. Members must have a minimum of 3.1 GPA in their History courses and a 3.0 GPA overall.

Posted on 4/25/2016 12:03:10 PM

Historian Mannard Presents on “The Strange Elopement of Sr. Ann Gertrude Wightt”

Joseph Mannard presented a paper titled “‘Enveloped in a Fog of Mystery’: The Strange Elopement of Sr. Ann Gertrude Wightt from Georgetown Visitation in 1831,” in the History Department’s brown bag series on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

Posted on 4/25/2016 11:48:35 AM

Bodle Invited Signatory to Amicus Curia Brief to Supreme Court

Wayne Bodle was an invited contributor and signatory to an Amicus Curiae brief to the Supreme Court recently filed by the Constitutional Accountability Center in Washington D.C. in the case of "David A Zubic, et. al. v. Sylvia Burwell, Sectetary of Health and Human Services, et. al."

Posted on 3/4/2016 9:33:37 AM

Successful Spring 2016 History Student Conference

On Feb. 17, 2016, the History Department held an all-day student and alumni conference. The conference involved 18 student papers (from both undergraduate and graduate students).

Posted on 2/23/2016 10:24:20 AM

Historian Baker Publishes on Identity and Environment in Medieval Iran

Christine Baker published a chapter titled "The Lost Origins of the Daylamites: the Construction of a New Ethnic Legacy for the Buyids" in The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds.

Posted on 2/23/2016 9:52:51 AM

Historian Baker Presents on Medieval Sectarianism in Islamic World

Christine Baker attended the international Middle East Studies Association Conference and presented a paper titled “Remembering the ‘Shi’i Century’: The Fatimids, Buyids, ‘Abbasids, and local reactions to Tenth-Century ‘Sectarianism’.”

Posted on 12/1/2015 7:25:11 PM

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