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Introduction to Public History Students Visit Heinz History Center

This History Department graduate course introduces students to the diverse fields comprising “public history.” Students learn both theory and practice by reading relevant materials, speaking with professionals in the field, and generating public history projects.

Posted on 10/10/2014 9:24:39 AM

Social Studies Education Majors Attend 2013 Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies Conference

Subsidized by ESF funds from the History Department, 31 Social Studies Education majors attended the annual Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies conference in Harrisburg on October 18, 2013.

Posted on 11/7/2013 10:53:18 AM

History Day at IUP

On March 8, 2013, Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosted the regional competition of this year’s National History Day with the theme “Turning Points in History.”

Posted on 4/12/2013 9:41:27 AM

Hess Presents on “Lessons” of the Vietnam War

The History Department and Asian Studies program are sponsoring a public lecture by Gary Hess, “Explaining Failure: The Debate over the ‘Lessons’ of the Vietnam War,” on Thursday, April 12, 2012.

Posted on 3/27/2012 10:45:22 AM

Botelho to Discuss Aging on WTAJ-TV

IUP professor of history and University Professor Dr. Lynn Botelho will be featured on a new television show on WTAJ-TV called Central PA Live on Wednesday, September 14, 2011.

Posted on 9/12/2011 9:58:32 AM

Civil War Conversation: “Secession, States’ Rights, and Slavery”

Dr. Joe Mannard, Dr. Gwen Torges, and Dr. Theresa McDevitt will raise awareness of the Sesquicentennial of the U.S. Civil War at the Six O’Clock Series discussion on Monday, March 14, 2011.

Posted on 2/22/2011 9:08:32 AM

Arpaia to Deliver Paper in Australia

Dr. Paul Arpaia, Department of History, will give a paper on Fascist memoirs at an international conference in Australia titled “War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature” from November 22–24, 2010.

Posted on 11/8/2010 3:19:08 PM

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