Field research leads to surprising results for historianSome research just has to be done on-site, said historian Mostafa Minawi, and he should know.
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Student Opportunities and Resources:
History's Open House is scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 4:45pm, in 437 McGraw Hall!
Graduate History Colloquium Series (The graduate history colloquium, now offered as a 1 credit course (Hist 6006), will meet on Tuesdays, 12:15-2:15pm, in B02 White Hall for the Fall 2018 semester.)
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)
Olin Libary to host: Chats in the Stacks, book talk by Julilly Kohler-Hausmann, associate professor in the Department of History at Cornell, presenting her book, Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America (Princeton University Press, 2017).
Professor Kohler-Hausmann will discuss how politics and policies during the 1970s led to the unprecedented expansion of the U.S. penal system and reductions in welfare programs throughout the late twentieth century.
Getting Tough was named one of CHOICE’s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2017, and received Honorable Mention for the 2018 Frederick Jackson Turner Award by the Organization of American Historians.
This book talk is sponsored by Olin Library. Light refreshments served. 4:30PM: Tuesday, October 8, 2018, Olin 107.