Events of Interest to History Students
Submission deadline March 14, 2018
Symposium Friday, April 20, 2018, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Canaday 205
Special Collections invites undergraduates to submit proposals for PechaKucha presentations. For PechaKucha, presenters show 20 slides for 20 seconds each, giving the audience a glimpse into their research without requiring them to speak about it for more than 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Presentations engaging the following topics are encouraged:
- Nature/culture binary
- Environmental ethics
- Landscape and memory
- Ecological crisis
- Urban planning and green space
- Climate change
Please email a title, 200-word abstract, and short bio to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is March 14, 2018. The symposium’s morning session is dedicated to undergraduate research with the afternoon reserved to showcase invited presentations by graduate students. It is being held in conjunction with the spring exhibition Nature so-called, which runs from Feb. 28-June 3, 2018.
Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of History, University of Michigan
Monday, March 26, 4:30 p.m. | Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center, Saint Joseph's University
Students are invited to attend the 2018 Francis X. Gerrity Lecture, presented by Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of History at the University of Michigan and winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in History for her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy.
Leslie R. Schumacher, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Saint Joseph's University
Wednesday, April 11, 4 p.m. | Presidents’ Lounge, Campion Student Center, Saint Joseph's University
The 2018 David H. Burton Postdoctoral Fellowship Lecture, is presented by 2017-2018 David H. Burton Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of the Saint Joseph's University Department of History Leslie R. Schumacher.