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September 2016

History Department Mixer

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
COFO Civil Rights Education Complex,
1013 John R. Lynch St. Jackson, MS 39203 United States

Fall 2016 History Department Mixer for Majors, Minors, and Interested Students. Continue reading

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October 2016

HISTORY EXIT EXAM (for Senior History Majors)

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HISTORY CONFERENCE ROOM 357

Bring Blue books and pens. 

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[Re]Defining Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century

October 6 - 8
College of Liberal Arts 166/266,
Jackson State University Jackson, MS 39217 United States
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History department members Robert Luckett, Lomarsh Roopnarine, Kofi Boukman Barima, Charles Holbrook, Joshua Cotton, Mario Azevedo, Rico Chapman, and Janice Brockley will be presenting at the Conference on the Liberal Arts 2016 at JSU on October 6-7.  The conference will bring scholars from around the globe to explore the reasons Liberal Arts disciplines are undervalued by students, parents, and others and to examine how we might [re]define or reframe our roles in an increasingly multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary academic world in which job preparedness appears to be…

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NEH Chairman William D. Adams, Keynote Speaker at Conference on the Liberal Arts 2016

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
College of Liberal Arts 166/266,
Jackson State University Jackson, MS 39217 United States
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Keynote address by Dr. William D. Adams, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, at 2 p.m. in the JSU College of Liberal Arts room 166/266. Chairman Adams will discuss "the ways a robust liberal arts education can help students confront the opportunities and concerns of the 21st Century." For further information:  â€‹Conference Schedule   ///   Conference Registration

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Deadline for Phi Alpha Theta Paper Proposals

October 30

CALL FOR PAPERS Phi Alpha Theta invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit a paper proposal for the Phi Alpha Theta Mississippi Regional Conference, which will be held as part of the Mississippi Historical Society Meeting on March 2-4, 2016 in Gulfport, Mississippi Papers on any historical topic are welcome. Please submit a 250-word paper proposal with contact information (university affiliation, whether you’re a graduate or undergraduate student, e-mail, and phone number) to Dr. Christian Pinnen, Department of History and Political Science,…

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