Archive: History

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Marcia Chatelain Awarded Prestigious Pulitzer Prize in History for Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America

During the 105th Pulitzer Prize ceremony, Marcia Chatelain was chosen as this year’s winner in the category of history for her work, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black…

June 11, 2021

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CAC Hosts Second Virtual Colloquium for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities

The Colloquium for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities (CRSSH) is an annual conference that allows students from across the university to present their research…

May 26, 2021

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Two College Professors Selected for Prestigious President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

Department of Psychology professor Rachel Barr and Department of History professor Alison Games were chosen for this year’s President’s Awards for Distinguished Scholar…

May 14, 2021

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Marcia Chatelain Receives 2021 Lawrence W. Levine Award from the Organization of American Historians

Marcia Chatelain, professor in the Department of History and the Department of African American Studies, is the recipient of the Organization of American Historians’ (OAH) 2021…

May 3, 2021

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Study by Georgetown Professors, Graduate Students Reveals How Societies Have Survived Climate Change

A team of Georgetown professors and graduate students recently collaborated with researchers in Europe and China on a paper that examines an interdisciplinary field of study they…

March 24, 2021

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Three College Professors Receive Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Awards, Honored for Dedication to Educating Students

Patrick Johnson (Department of Physics), Chandra Manning (Department of History) and Libbie Rifkin (Department of English) will receive the prestigious Dean’s Excellence in…

January 28, 2021

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Master’s Student Examines Effects of Slavery in History of the White House Through Fellowship

Tianna Mobley (C’20), a first-year master’s student in the Department of History’s Global, International & Comparative History program, is supplementing her research at…

January 22, 2021

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Professor Curates Smithsonian Exhibit That Examines Impact of Young Women on Society Through Intersectional Lens

Mireya Loza, an associate professor in the Department of History, participated in the curation of an exhibit currently on display in the Smithsonian National Museum of American…

December 18, 2020

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History Class Holds Virtual Art Show and Musical Performances As Part of Course Final

Each year, Department of History professor Bryan McCann teaches the course HIST 099 Rio de Janeiro to a large group of undergraduates. Though the class was held over Zoom this…

December 14, 2020

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As US Election Results Were Tallied, New Latinx History Professor Discussed the Hispanic Vote with Class

Mike Amezcua, a professor in the Department of History, is teaching one of the first courses centered around Latinx history in the United States at Georgetown. With the…

November 9, 2020