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
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
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
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.
Those final exams were a memory, her diploma was in hand and a mild, gentle summer was unfolding outdoors. So where did a newly-minted alumnus spend her first couple weeks of post-graduate life? In the Ludie & David C. Henley Social Sciences Research Laboratory buried up to her eyeballs in HTML coding and the final
Professor Leland Estes discusses the opportunities that his undergraduate history students have to take on graduate level work during their time at Chapman University.
Written By Assistant History Professor Shira Klein When I heard that the next Association for Israel Studies conference was going to be in Sede Boqer, a kibbutz in southern Israel, all I could think of was, “how on earth am I going to get there?” Israel is a small country – about the
Ethan Thursby (’15 Political Science major with a minor in History) just recently served on jury duty for the first time. The experience reminded him of the semester he interned in Washington D.C. when he sat in on a case at the Supreme Court. After having served on jury duty for the first time this
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the History Department present a lecture titled, “Black Identity Formation and Social Change in Post-WWII Britain” with Winston James on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. in Beckman Hall, Room 206. Winston James, who was born in Jamaica and brought up in Britain, earned his doctorate
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the History Department present, The History of Disabilities , on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. in Beckman Hall, Room 107 with Allen Rucker. Allen Rucker was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He has an MA in Communication from Stanford