Department of History

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Learn about what's going on in the History Department — from student spotlights and inspiring faculty research to history workshops and lecture series.

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News from the Department of History

Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Rosenberg '10

Madeleine Rosenberg '10 is the Pomeroy Foundation Semiquincentennial Manager at the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). In this spotlight, she shares details about her personal career trajectory and offers advice to students interested in pursuing a career connected to their history degree.
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JCB Staff Spotlight: Meet Katherine Goldman!

In her new role as Communications Manager at the John Carter Brown Library, Katherine Goldman looks forward to enhancing library outreach and engagement as well as continuing her work with JCB Director and Professor of History Karin Wulf.
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Fulbright Spotlight: Phoebe Labat

Last spring, Ph.D. Candidate Phoebe Labat received a Fulbright Award for France 2023-2024. Since her arrival in October, she has been working on a dissertation around natural disasters in the French Atlantic world. In this spotlight, Phoebe offers an update on her research, travels, and what she's looking forward to for the remainder of her Fulbright experience.
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Department Gathers in Memory of Natalie Zemon Davis

On Thursday, November 2nd, members of the history department gathered in the Chair’s Office to honor the life and work of renowned historian of the early modern world and marginalized people, Natalie Zemon Davis.
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