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Graduate Research Series | Lovelace on Problems of Archival Research in the Writing of WWII History, Nov. 20

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

Ohio University Libraries, Graduate Student Senate and Faculty Senate have partnered to host the Graduate Research Series, an event that gives graduate students the opportunity to share the process of their thesis or dissertation with the public. This event, held each semester, will highlight graduate students Francesca Lamoreux, Mohamed Hassan […]

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November 2, 2019 at 7:15 pmEvents

History Graduate Conference Brings Together Interdisciplinary Array of Research

History Graduate Conference Brings Together Interdisciplinary Array of Research

The History Graduate Student Association hosted the 14th Annual History Graduate Student Conference at Ohio University in March 2019. The program combined a keynote lecture by Dr. Ilana Feldman (Professor of Anthropology, History, and International Affairs at George Washington University) with 10 thematic panels showcasing some of the cutting-edge, in-progress […]

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August 29, 2019 at 12:45 pmNews Research

Salazar Accesses ‘Just about Everything Declassified’ about Grenada Invasion

Salazar Accesses ‘Just about Everything Declassified’ about Grenada Invasion

Heather Salazar, doctoral student in History, recently completed a research trip covering four different sites to access archival documents and oral histories. Her dissertation, provisionally titled “Grenada: From British Colony to America’s Cold War Pawn,” examines the 1983 U.S.  invasion of Grenada (Operation URGENT FURY) within the global context of […]

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July 11, 2019 at 1:31 pmResearch

Graduate Student, History Center Research 1881 Lynching in Athens

South Bridge (now the Richland Avenue Bridge)

In 1881, Christopher Davis, a biracial man and resident of Athens, was lynched near what is now the Richland Avenue Bridge. Davis, who had a wife, a daughter, and an infant son, had been accused of the rape and attempted murder of Lucinda Luckey, a white woman. In the years […]

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June 3, 2019 at 1:18 pmIn Class News

Contemporary History Institute Announces Fellows for 2019-20

Amanda Nichols, Ph.D. candidate

The Contemporary History Institute is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winners of the Klinder PhD Fellowship and the Baker Peace Fellowship. Klinder PhD Fellows Alex Lovelace and Samantha Peko have received Klinder PhD Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The Klinder’s endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a […]

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April 25, 2019 at 3:44 pmUncategorized

14th Annual History Graduate Student Conference, March 22-23

Bentley Annex, home to the History Department

The History Graduate Student Association hosts the 14th Annual History Graduate Student Conference at Ohio University on March 22-23. The program combines a keynote lecture with a series of panel presentations that showcase some of the cutting-edge, in-progress historical work of graduate students in a variety of discipline from multiple […]

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March 1, 2019 at 6:45 pmEvents

History Ph.D. Student Secures Grant to Support Research in The Gambia

Sana Saidykhan

Sana Saidykhan, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pmResearch