History

History
Old Main, Room 311
651-696-6493
FAX: 651-696-6498

Office Hours
September 1-May 31
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1-August 31
Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Why History at Mac?
History majors:

  • Become acquainted with the many, often competing, ways in which historians construct accounts of the past;
  • Become conversant with different approaches to textual analysis, with diverse forms of historical representation, with a wide range of conceptual frameworks, and with varied ways of assessing and interpreting evidence from the past;
  • Become more proficient in a) using a variety of research and informational tools, b) analyzing and evaluating historical arguments, and c) writing and speaking clearly and concisely;
  • Come to appreciate the diversity in human experience through comparisons across time (different historical eras) and space (different geographic regions).

History Current News detailed version 

Professor Jamie Monson, and students Mendie Wang, Zora Yang, Yuzhi Xiang, Jingjing Yang, and Christopher Schommer will present at noon on April 14 in the Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching. They will show the database they created and demonstrate "SCALAR."

Cat Jacquet, History will present “Teaching Transgender History: Challenges and Surprises."  from noon to 1:00 pm on Friday Apr 4, 2014 in the Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching (Room 338), DeWitt Wallace Library.

Alumna Jemma Brown '11 has been hired as Associate Producer of Video & Social Media at The Moth.

Professor Chris Wells gave the annual public lecture for the history department at St. Thomas University on March 4.

History grad Olivia Belote ’11 provided a little focus for a Minneapolis Star Tribune weather photo.

Ross Bronfenbrenner '14, a senior history major from California blogs about Minnesota weather.

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