Post Tagged with: "Brian Schoen"

History Alum at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate

Thomas Todd

Ohio University alum Thomas Todd ’09 began a full-time position at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate this past fall. The Kennedy Institute is an organization dedicated to educating the public about the Senate and encouraging participatory democracy through interactive exhibits and programs. Todd earned a B.A. in […]

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November 2, 2017 at 10:11 amAlumni

Civil War Monuments in the 21st Century: Relevant Historical Artifacts or Relics of a Past Best Forgotten, Sept. 13

General William Tecumseh Sherman Bronze Bas Relief Marching Through Georgia Civil War Memorial Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. Statue dedicated 1903, artist Carl Rohl-Smith. Located in back of Treasury where President Andrew Johnson and Ulysses Grant reviewed the Army at the end of the Civil War. General Sherman led the review at the head of the Army of Tennessee.

  On Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Athens County Public Library, Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History, and Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies, will provide openning remarks for an Athens community roundtable on “Civil War Monuments in the 21st Century: […]

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September 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Schoen Keynote: Rethinking Knowledge and the Liberal Arts in a Fractured Age

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, delivered the keynote address titled “Rethinking Knowledge and the Liberal Arts in a Fractured Age” at the 17th Annual Marshall University College of Liberal Arts Research and Creativity Conference. He discussed how our own “unprecedented” times have parallels in the mid-19th century. […]

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May 7, 2017 at 11:07 pmNews

History Awards 2017 Eckes Prize to Grace Konyar

Grace Konyar

The History Department awarded Grace Konyar the 2017 Eckes Prize in History. The prize is an annual cash prize of $5,000 awarded to the graduating senior History major with the highest overall GPA. Connect with her on LinkedIn. Emeritus Professor Al Eckes established the prize to recognize superior academic achievement among history majors. Konyar graduated […]

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April 26, 2017 at 11:23 amNews

History Faculty Active in Research and Publication Over Summer 2016

Bentley Annex, the building housing the History Department

The History Department at Ohio University prides itself on the scholarly productivity of its faculty. During the 2016 summer, a number of its historians published their findings, conducted archival research, appeared on national media, and organized a number of scholarly and public activities.  Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published […]

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August 31, 2016 at 8:18 amResearch

Schoen Contributes to Edited Volume on Transnational Significance of U.S. Civil War

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen‘s “Southern Wealth and Global Profits: Cotton, Economic Culture, and the Coming of the Civil War” will appear in The Transnational Significance of the American Civil War, edited by Jörg Nagler, Don Doyle, and Marcus Graeser (Palgrave-Macmillan Press, 2017). Schoen is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. The chapter examines […]

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August 26, 2016 at 7:08 amResearch

A Successful First in New ‘History on the Move’ Public Event Series

Dr. Katherine Jellison talks at the History on the Move event.

Twenty participants attended Ohio Civil War Symposium, the first in a planned series of public events for alumni and community members that the Ohio University History Department is calling “History on the Move.” Held on Aug. 13 at the Sherman House Museum in Lancaster, Ohio, the Ohio Civil War Symposium […]

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August 23, 2016 at 1:18 pmNews