Our Call for Papers has been released for the Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium on Transatlantic History to be held on October 23, 2008
May 3, 2008, 7:00pm Our social, co-hosted by Phi Alpha Theta, at Dr. Kyles home at 917 Bert Dr., Arlington, TX was well-attended and everyone had an enjoyable time.
April 24, 2008, 6:00-7:00pm, UH 334 Professional Development Seminar: Dr. Sarah Davis-Secord spoke on Job Interviews in the Academy, an intriguing subject for all in the history program who may soon be looking for a job although not well-attended, it was informative and interesting, hopefully we can get her to do it again.
April 10, 2008 What is Transatlantic History? was presented from 2:00 to 3:30 it included presentations by Dr. Stanley Palmer, Dr. John Garrigus, and Dr. Thomas Adam, and was ably moderated by Dr. Stephen Reinhardt professors and students in attendance asked probing questions, and a good time was had by all.
A workshop on dissertation proposals from 4:00 to 5:30 included prospectus presentations by Ph.D. students Greg Kosc and David Watry they did an excellent job defending and explaining their proposals, and received excellent feedback.
March 13, 2008, 9:00am-7:00pm, The 43rd Annual Walter Prescott Webb Lecture Series: The Culture of Jim Crow: Rethinking the Segregated South, 1880-1920 was a success, thank you to all members who attended.
February 26 and 27, 8:00am-1:00pm, UH Lobby THSO Bake Sale we earned more than $170.00 thanks to all those who donated time and baked goods.
February 7, 6:00-7:00pm, Ransom Hall, Room 312 Professional Development Seminar: Dr. John Garrigus hosted a workshop on Zotero, a free, easy-to-use Firefox browser extension that enables users to collect, manage, and cite research from all types of sources Click here for a flyer the workshop was attended by more than a dozen people and students seem genuinely enthused about Zotero.
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