Author Archives: David J. Dzurec

The History Department makes the Royal News

  The History Department is featured in the newest issue of the Royal News: https://news.scranton.edu/articles/2019/12/news-major-growth-cj-history.shtml?utm_source=RoyalNews&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=UniversityNewsArticle1  

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Dr. Susan Poulson’s New Book on Suffrage

  Dr. Susan Poulson’s new book, titled Suffrage: The Epic Struggle for Women’s Right to Vote, has recently been published Praeger and is now available. The fight for women’s suffrage was a long and colorful struggle, beginning with a small … Continue reading

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Fr. Carbonneau on St. Ann’s Novena and Coal Mine Spirituality in Scranton

Fr. Rob Carbonneau recently spoke with WVIA about the place of St. Ann’s Novena in Scranton’s History.  The discussion is based on his article, “Coal Mines, St. Ann’s Novena and Passionist Spirituality in Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1902-2002”, in “American Catholic Studies”, … Continue reading

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Department Picnic 2019

The History Department held its end of the year picnic on the Saturday before Senior Week.  Faculty, staff, and the History and International Studies seniors all gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the last four years.  Congratulations Class of 2019!

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Author Interview with Dr. Dzurec

Dr. David Dzurec recently posted to the “Author’s Corner” on the history blog, “The Way of Improvement Leads Home.”

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Dr. Dzurec on John Jay and the Algerian Crisis

Dr. David Dzurec recently contributed a guest post to the Papers of John Jay Blog: John Jay Confronts the Algerian Crisis    

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Dr. Sean Brennan on “The Priest Who Put Europe Back Together”

May 8 is celebrated as V-E Day, commemorating the Allied acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender. Much has been written about the ensuing months and years as Europe recovered from the horrors of the war. But many haven’t heard of … Continue reading

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Fr. Carbonneau on the Passionist Exhibit at the Weinberg Library

Father Rob Carbonneau, Passionist Historian and Adjunct Professor of History, recently spoke to WYOU and WVIA about the new Passionist exhibit at the Weinberg Memorial Library.  Fr. Carbonneau will be giving a public talk on Monday, April 8, at 6:00 … Continue reading

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The Navajo Nation First Hand

This past August fourteen students traveled to the Navajo Nation as part of a travel course on the History and Law of the Navajo People.  Students had a chance to meet representatives from all three branches of the Navajo tribal … Continue reading

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Senior History Major (and Future Dentist) Maura Burns Wins Library Research Prize

Charles E. Kratz, dean of the library and information fluency at The University of Scranton, awarded the 2018 Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize in the Undergraduate Upper-level category to Maura C. Burns, a senior History major with minors in … Continue reading

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