Monthly Archives: September 2011

LAS Scholar Awards!

Each year the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences gives out undergraduate research fellowships, of up to $1,500 per student. Many history students in the past have received this. Consider applying for one! It’s free money! The link with more … Continue reading

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Research in Digitized Newspapers

In recent years, students have begun to make use of digitized newspaper collections to conduct really remarkable research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For instance, in Professor Paul Harvey’s last senior thesis seminar in 2009, one student conducted … Continue reading

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September 11 Digital Archive

Among the various history projects recording 9/11 and its aftermath, here’s one that will be of great interest to history students, and a model for archival recording in a digital era: The September 11 Digital Archive. Here’s a description of the … Continue reading

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Through the Storm, Through the Night

Professor Paul Harvey’s new book Through the Storm, Through the Night: A History of African American Christianity, just published in August, has been reviewed very nicely in the Publisher’s Weekly. Here’s the review, along with a link for the book. … Continue reading

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Intersections Film Festival in the Independent

Carole Woodall’s Intersections Film Festival, coming up Oct. 14-16, is featured in a nice piece this week in our local free weekly the Colorado Springs Independent. Here’s some of the piece: The theme of this year’s Intersections Film Festival is “displacement,” and organizer Carole … Continue reading

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The Ludlow Massacre in History and Poetry

Two years ago we were very fortunate to have on campus Thomas Andrews, author of the amazing book Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War, published by Harvard University Press. The book, based on his Ph.D. dissertation from the University … Continue reading

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Medieval History at UCCS

Some of you have had a chance already to take courses with our new Professor of Medieval European History, Roger L. Martinez. Currently he’s teaching two different sections of our graduate-level M.A. readings seminar in Medieval European history, where students … Continue reading

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