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History Club Panel – February 8 – CUE 207

A panel discussion featuring the Department of History’s Professors Jennifer Thigpen, Frank Hill, and Lawrence Hatter will speak on how getting an education in history can be beneficial far beyond the classroom. Topics for discussion will include careers in the modern world of history as well as how the impact a historical education could have in our daily lives.  This will be a very productive event as well as being highly informative for all who are able to attend.  The panel will take place in room Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) 207 at 3 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016.  See the 2016 2 8 History Club flyer

Brian Stack wins Charles Allen Award

Brian StackBrian Stack, PhD candidate and whose adviser is Dr. Peter Boag, has won the Charles Allen Award for his MA thesis, completed in Spring 2015, entitled “Sodomists and Citizens: The Washington State Sodomy Law at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.”  The award is made to a student in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. This is some information about the award from the graduate school website

Dr. Candice Goucher’s book wins 2016 Gourmand Award

Candice Goucher Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food (Routledge, 2014) has won the 2016 Gourmand Award for Best Book on Caribbean Food (National Category).  Dr. Goucher’s book will go onward to compete in the Gourmand International Cookbook Awards Global Finals awards category on 28th May 2016 in Yantai, Shandong, China.  Congotay! Congotay! captures the culinary essence of the Caribbean and highlights the role of Africans in the history of the region.

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