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Shadis Publishes, Presents on Queenship in Medieval Europe

A 12th-century funerary tablet in Greek, Arabic, Hebrew and Latin.

Dr. Miriam Shadis, Associate Professor of History and a Center for Law, Justice & Culture faculty affiliate at Ohio University, maintains an active research agenda, including international conferences and many publications. Shadis recently published two essays. The first, “Unexceptional women: Auctoritas, Potestas, and Queenship in Early Portugal,” appeared in Medieval Elite […]

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September 3, 2019 at 10:59 amResearch

Lazaroff Lecture | Jewish Women, Conversion, and Apostasy in Late Medieval Spain, Feb. 27

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

The 2019 Lazaroff Lecture features Dr. Alexandra Guerson and Dr. Dana Wessell Lightfoot discussing “When Astruga Became Blanca: Understanding Jewish Women, Conversion, and Apostasy in Late Medieval Spain” on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom A. A reception follows the lecture, which is free and open to […]

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February 1, 2019 at 5:30 pmEvents

Slate Interviews Uhalde about Medievalism, NHL’s Golden Knights

Dr. Kevin Uhalde

Slate Magazine’s sports section recently featured an interview with Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, in an article headlined “Ye Olde Goblet of Stanley: How historically accurate is the Vegas Golden Knights’ medieval hockey pregame show?” The interview explored the medieval-themed home-game opening act of the […]

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June 6, 2018 at 2:12 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class

Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class

“Keep LARPing!” was one student’s reaction to a new component of HIST 1222 Medieval History in Film and Literature this spring. Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History, has taught this introductory course in history and medievalism for many years. The syllabus contained mostly historical texts and films such as […]

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May 1, 2018 at 11:49 amIn Class

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

History Senior Receives Fulbright to Study in Spain

Francisco Cintron

Francisco Cintron ’18, an Honors Tutorial College History major, received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program fellowship for a year of study in Spain. The award provides a full year of funding for graduating college seniors to conduct research outside of the United States. Fulbright U.S. Student Program fellowships are awarded annually […]

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April 11, 2018 at 9:31 amNews