Geoffrey Parker, awarded the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for History 2012 earlier in the year, was asked to give the closing remarks on behalf of all the laureates and prize recipients at a special international awards ceremony in Amsterdam on September 27, 2012.
History Department members Theodora Dragostinova, Scott Levi and Mytheli Sreenivas are part of the Arts and Sciences team that won the first ever John E. Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures awarded to OSU by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
For the second year in a row Department of History faculty led a tour of European World War II sites for alumni and friends to showcase and raise awareness and support for history’s new undergraduate WWII study abroad program launching Spring Semester 2013.
Ohio State’s chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS), a student organization that explores current foreign and social policy issues, received the Chapter of the Year Award at the AHS national meeting in Washington, D.C. last weekend.
In March, eight Ohio State undergraduate students had the opportunity of a lifetime. They were selected to accompany WWII veterans revisiting four Central Pacific battle sites: Guam, Tinian, Saipan, and Iwo Jima, where those veterans had fought, bled, and somehow survived.
On May 2, the History Department Faculty of Color Caucus sponsored "A Dialogue on Democracy and Diversity." The roundtable featured Professor Kevin Boyle as moderator and Professor Hasan Jeffries, Doctoral Student Gisell Jeters, Professor Debra Moddelmog, and Doctoral Student Danielle Olden as sp