Tag Archives: American History

History Major Wins Library Research Prize

Congratulations to History Major Christine Panzitta for winning the Weinberg Memorial Library’s 2013-2014 Undergraduate Research Prize. Her paper, “Desertion in the Union Army, 1861-1866” examines the ways in which the Union government and the home front defined and dealt with … Continue reading

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Dr. Kennedy speaks at the Third Annual International Famine Conference in Ireland

  Dr. Lawrence Kennedy recently presented “Patrick Collins: An Emigrant in the U.S. Congress and Boston City Hall” at the Third Annual International Famine Conference, sponsored by the Irish National Famine Museum and the Department of History, National University of … Continue reading

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SHEAR 2013

In a recap of the most recent meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the blog The Junto, cited Dr. Adam Pratt, the department’s newest member, as one of the highlights of the conference: Adam Pratt … Continue reading

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How did you celebrate the Fourth of July?

Dr. David Dzurec talks a bit about the Declaration of Independence on local NBC affiliate WBRE: Fourth of July

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