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Adding to Wikipedia for Women’s History Month

April 11, 2016 by | News

College students have often been warned of the inaccuracies and evils that lie in Wikipedia pages; it is looked upon as sophomoric to use such a website as an academic source. Despite the plea of professors, we (college students or not) still find ourselves typing the website into our URL to find out the name

The Legacy of Heart Mountain: Oct. 1 A Free Film Screening

August 31, 2015 by | Uncategorized

The Legacy of Heart Mountain , a documentary film, will be screening on Thursday, October 1, 2015, 7-9 p.m. in Memorial Hall, Chapman Auditorium.  Please join us for this special showcase and panel discussion. This award-winning documentary is about Japanese American Internment during WWII. It has won three Emmy Awards, a RTDNA Edward R.

Minecraft in the classroom?

June 26, 2015 by | News

Justin Walsh, Ph.D., associate professor of art history and archeology teaches a class called Poets, Philosophers and Citizens, Life in the Ancient Greek City – Art 347. It is more of an archeology class than an art history class. And this year, Walsh changed it up a little – rather a lot – by having

To Arms: The Western Front, 1914-1918

January 28, 2015 by | Events

Phi Alpha Theta and Leatherby Libraries are please to host a symposium on World War I to celebrate the opening of the student-curated exhibit “To Arms: The Western Front, 1914-1918,” on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7 – 8:30 p.m. in Argyros Forum 201. Students will present actual World War I artifacts, such as letters,

BURN Workshop: Academic Conferences: Preparing and Presenting, Dec. 2

November 20, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and BURN present, Academic Conferences: Preparing and Presenting on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12 -1 p.m. in the Henley basement, Biggs Conference Room, presented by Dr. Jennifer Keene (History). One of the most effective ways to build a strong and distinct resume is to present at

Building Bridges to Australia

September 17, 2014 by | News

In 2008 I spent a year in Australia as a Fulbright Senior Scholar where I got used to seeing kangaroos on the way to work, and even more importantly lived in a country where the memory of World War I (my area of research expertise) remains strong. I spent the year conducting research to compare

My Work at Ancient Cástulo … Continued

August 27, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In this post, I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the special experiences I’ve had since arriving in Spain. They mostly connect in clear ways to my archaeological research or teaching in the art department, but occasionally they just happened to be unusual or extraordinary… Plane flight Early in

My Work at Ancient Cástulo

August 20, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

This is the third post in a series on my work at ancient Cástulo, in southeastern Spain. (Read my other entries: Faculty Research in Ancient Castulo and Interactions with the Ancient World). In this one, I thought I would describe an average day in the life of an excavation like the one at Cástulo.

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