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Student Opportunities and Resources:

Highlights of The Becker Alumni Lecture: Jordan Fabian (White House Correspondent, The Hill) "Trump, Year One: Observations of a White House Correspondent" (February 8, 2018)

All pre-1800 and non-US courses are now included with the course descriptions in the Class Roster and Courses of Study.

Fall 2018 Course Flyers

Honors Program

Cornell Historical Society

Graduate History Colloquium Series (The graduate history colloquium, now offered as a 1 credit course (Hist 6006), will meet on Tuesdays, 12:15-1:45pm, in 365 McGraw Hall for the Spring 2018 semester.)

Historians Are Writers

The significance of man is that he is that part of the universe that asks the question, What is the significance of Man? He alone can stand apart imaginatively and, regarding himself and the universe in their eternal aspects, pronounce a judgement: The significance of man is that he is insignificant and is aware of it. Progress and Power (1936)

— Carl Becker 1873–1945, American historian & Cornell Professor