A huge shout out from the History department faculty to our fabulous librarians in Pickler Memorial. They do terrific work every day, but went above and beyond during the spring 2020 semester!!
Jason McDonald, Assistant Professor of History, was recently interviewed by Flatland, the digital magazine of Kansas City Public Television (KCPT). The interview features in “The Gene: A Brief History of Eugenics in the Heartland,” which accompanies KCPT’s airing of Ken Burn’s documentary The Gene: An Intimate History.
Students Ben Smythe (MAE history), Alexandra Miller (BA history) and Tucker Broadbooks (BA history) represented Truman at the Missouri Conference on History in St. Louis, March 12, by participating in a panel entitled “New Perspectives on the Presidency of Harry Truman.” The panel was chaired by Jason McDonald, assistant professor of history. Smythe presented a paper entitled “Defying Defeat: Harry Truman and the […]
Hello Historians! I know it’s getting to the last of the semester so everyone is busy with papers and studying, but luckily for you Historical Society is here to help! This Thursday we will be cohosting a writing workshop with the Writing Center. I hope you can all come down to VH 1428 at 6:30 […]
Professor Marc Becker, Department of History, chaired a session on “Imperialism and Resistance in Latin America” at the Missouri Conference on History held in Kansas City, Missouri, March 6-8, 2019. On the same panel, History major Shannon Fetzner delivered a paper entitled “Assimilation, Resistance, or Both? Indigenous Responses to Christianity in Colonial Peru.” On the […]
On 4 March 2019, the HIST 367, Life and Presidency of Harry S. Truman class visited the White House Decision Center at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri. They participated in the Korean War simulation. They opted for American involvement in the conflict, but against crossing the 38th Parallel or dropping […]
On 25 January at 3:30 pm in Jesse Hall 2018-2019 Distinguished Research Fellow and Truman State Professor Daniel Mandell will dissect how the agreement reflected early modern European and English paradigms of relations with indigenous peoples, as Plymouth respected Wampanoag sovereignty even as it claimed the right to judge potential conflicts between individuals from the […]
Amanda Langendoerfer, Pickler, and Jason McDonald, History, will present on Pickler Memorial Library’s collection of WWI posters.