History Major Logan Woods, '14, Earns Fulbright Award to Romania
As a middle-school student, history and English education major Logan Woods randomly chose the country of Romania for a social studies project. It's the kind of story that warms a teacher's heart: From that assignment, Woods gained an abiding interest in the country. Now, as the recipient of a 2014-15 Fulbright Student Award, Woods will spend nine months in Romania, teaching English in a school setting.
History Professor Sacks Quoted in NY Times
Albion College professor of history Marcy Sacks was quoted in today's edition of The New York Times in a story describing what writer Rachel L. Swarns calls a "mostly forgotten slice of history" following one of New York City's—and America's—ugliest civil disturbances: the 1863 draft riots.
History Major Presents 'My God, a Woman!'
History Major, Nathaniel Arndts, '14 presents
My God, a Woman! (Gwen Dew, Pioneer Reporter) during The Odd Topics Society Luncheon.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Noon - 1 pm
Mary Sykes Room
Yinger Lecture Explores Britain's Naval Battle Against Slave Trade
Barry Gough, distinguished Canadian maritime and naval historian, will explore a crucial chapter in world and naval history: Britain’s campaign to end the African slave trade and in particular the Royal Navy's long, costly, and not always successful struggle to strangle the trade at its source.