Old Main, Room 311
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?
- 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).
E-ssignment Applies Modern Tool to the Exploration of History
Read this article about a "StoryMap" assignment for students in the fall 2015 "Transatlantic Slave Trade" history class.
Opportunity Updates on the History Website
An "Opportunity Updates" section is now available on our website. It's a place to look for nice-to-know things that our department is often asked to share with our students: calls for papers, internship opening notices, recruiting, grad and study away program notices, and more. Find It Here.
Bassam M. Khawaja ’11, has been named a Sandler Fellow at Human Rights Watch. He is a graduate of Columbia Law school. He will work in the Children’s Rights division there documenting the denial of education to children seeking refuge from the civil war in Syria
Professor Linda Sturtz joined the history faculty this fall. She will serve as department chair, beginning this fall. We are very pleased to welcome her. To read more about Professor Sturtz, please see the Department News here.
2001 history major, Annie Silverstein, won the Cinefondation best student short film prize at Cannes.
Alumna Jemma Brown '11 has been hired as Associate Producer of Video & Social Media at The Moth.