History

Connections: Understanding the history and cultural significance of Notre Dame

As the world watches France attempt to rebuild Notre Dame, experts tell us that there are historical parallels. Katherine Clark Walter, from the College...
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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:24pm
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Connections: Medievalist David Wallace on the history of race

White supremacist groups often point to medievalism and the Middle Ages in an attempt to justify their prejudices. They say during that time in history,...
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Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:53am
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Connections: How to better understand and represent local municipal histories

SUNY Geneseo has an ambitious plan to create a Center for Local Municipal History. Professor Michael Oberg says there is an acute need, because "In many...
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Fri, 02/15/2019 - 9:47am
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Connections: Discussing the future of the Rochester Historical Society

The Rochester Historical Society has more than 200,000 objects related to Rochester's history, but the future of those objects and the society is in...
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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:30am
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Financial woes lead to changes at Rochester Historical Society

Citing a struggle “to maintain financial stability,” the Rochester Historical Society is furloughing staff, suspending programs and drastically cutting...
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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:24am
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Connections: Author and historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is the author of many books, and she coined the phrase "Well behaved women seldom make history." She's a feminist historian who...
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Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:55am
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Connections: Historian Walter Stahr and his new book, Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

Historian and author Walter Stahr has written a new book about President Lincoln's Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. You may remember Stahr from his...
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Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:47am
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