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PAST IS PRESENT: History in the News

If you think History is "old news" you might want to think again. Check out these recent feature stories that relate to subjects our students are currently studying.

A Video Game Shows the True Colors of Ancient Greece

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Course: HIST 3374: "Ancient Greece"
Fall 2018

Blame the Italian Renaissance. The rediscovery of Greco-Roman sculpture in the 15th century spawned a long-held misperception that the artists of Antiquity intentionally left their work unpainted. And although art historians have attempted to correct this misunderstanding, popular culture has refused to acknowledge it in most interpretations of ancient life. Until now, that is.

The Surprising Role of Circus Performers in the Fight for Women's Suffrage

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Course: HIST 3310 "US Women's History"
Fall 2018

It’s no secret that the fight to win the right to vote for American women was a massive effort. But one of the many groups involved in that effort may still hold a little surprise: female circus performers.

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HISTORY EVENTS
November 15, 2018
Department Forum
November 21, 2018
No Classes: Thanksgiving Break

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