Northwestern History Department Newsletter, Spring 2021
A Message from the Chair
In this awful, disorienting year, my colleagues have worked tirelessly – nights and weekends and without much in the way of breaks – to ensure that our students could continue to make progress in their programs of study. We tried out new pedagogical techniques, sought to make sense of the world with our students, shared tips about zoom’s idiosyncrasies, gave lectures from bathrooms or basements while wrangling small children, and got advice from graduate instructors who’d wowed on zoom last spring...
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Chabraja Center Happenings
CCHS activities in Fall & Winter 2020-21
2020-2021 Book Celebration
Book Launch Celebrating recently published (2019-2020) History Department books
Applying to Grad School in 2020
Fiona Asokacitta writes of her decision, pandemic notwithstanding, to pursue graduate study in the UK
Dissertation Research in the Age of Covid
How COVID-19 has Derailed Grad Student Research
Grad Student Accomplishments
Here is a list of graduate student accomplishments during the Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 quarters
Expert Witness Doug Kiel
Professor Doug Kiel’s Important Work as An Expert Witness
New Faculty Spotlight
The History Department welcomes new faculty member Michaela Kleber!
Find out what our faculty have been up to this year!
Alumni Spotlight: Christopher Manning
How History Prepared Christopher Manning (Ph.D., ‘03) to Become USC’s First Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer
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