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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

Reed Simock Internship

Reed Simock will be working in Senator Andy Bilig’s office for the duration of the 2016 legislative session. He’ll be responsible for tracking legislation for the Senator, attending committee hearings and legislative meetings, and helping answer constituent questions and concerns.

Harrington Canfield article published

Amy E. Harrington Canfield (’04, History) has had an article published in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly, entitled “Irrigation and the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, 1902-1920.”

Amy’s PhD dissertation title was ‘Pocatello Land Rush of 1902 and the Fort Hall Indian Reservation: A study of Allotment, “Surplus Lands,” and Trust-Fund Violations, 1867-1907.’ Her thesis committee consisted of Professors Orlan Svingen, Susan Armitage and LeRoy Ashby.

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