Post Tagged with: "Brian Schoen"

Settling Ohio: Waterways, Apples, Power & Class

William Kerrigan with John Chapman sketch

“The settling of Ohio is all about the rivers—what the settlers called the Western waters,” said Dr. Kim Gruenwald at the Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond conference held Feb. 21-22 at Ohio University. She went on to describe trade bounded by the movement of goods when river conditions were […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:41 pmNews

Settling Ohio: Stories to Tell, Legacies to Preserve

Chief Glenna Wallace at Settling Ohio conference

The first settlers to Ohio arrived more than 13,000 years ago. They likely traveled a land bridge from Asia down through Western North American, then made their way east to the Ohio Valley. More modern history finds another group of settlers coming from the newly formed republic in Eastern North […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:21 pmNews

Settling Ohio | An Early Commitment to Public Education Proved Difficult to Implement

Dr. Anna-Lisa Cox presenting at Settling Ohio conference

Ohio celebrates Statehood Day on Feb. 26, 2020, with one contentious issue still lingering since the founding of the state—property tax funding of public education. Two speakers at the Settling Ohio conference, held at Ohio University Feb. 21-22, 2020, talked about how taxpayer funding of public education, while deemed to […]

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February 24, 2020 at 12:38 pmNews

Schoen, Anderson Develop Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond Conference, Feb. 21, 22

Schoen, Anderson Develop Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond Conference, Feb. 21, 22

From Ohio University News Ohio University hosts “Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond,” a conference highlighting the events and actions that shaped the State of Ohio, on Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, at Baker University Center on the Athens campus. The conference includes presentations by historians and scholars, […]

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February 2, 2020 at 7:00 pmAlumni News

Schoen to Discuss John Brown with Civil War Roundtable

Dr. Brian Schoen

Dr. Brian Schoen discusses John Brown and the lead-up to his 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry with the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley on Jan. 16, reports the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Schoen is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. Schoen, associate professor of history at […]

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January 6, 2020 at 7:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Schoen Authors Chapter on Confederate and Union Lobbying Efforts in Europe

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

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of History at Ohio University, contributed a chapter to the recently published The Cambridge History of American Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The chapter is titled “The Civil War in Europe,” and is based on his current book project. In it, Schoen […]

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November 2, 2019 at 5:02 pmResearch

Two M.A. History Students Bound for Ph.D. Programs with Funding

Andrew Koperski

Two graduating History M.A. students begin Ph.D. programs at nationally ranked history departments in Fall 2018. Andrew Koperski is enrolling in the Ph.D. program of the Ohio State University (OSU) History Department. His admission comes with a graduate teaching assistantship that covers his tuition and provides an annual stipend. Koperski […]

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April 30, 2018 at 9:25 amNews