On Friday, December 7, 2018 six students presented their St. Mary’s Projects, the culmination of two semesters of research. SMP Titles and Sessions Session 1: Law and Identity in the Ancient and Modern Mediterranean World. Brandon Poppell, “Intercultural Identity: Negotiating Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt Under the Ptolemaic Dynasty: 4th-1st Centuries BCE.” (Mentor Sarah Malena) Find out more »
Life After SMCM: An Alum Shares Her Experiences
Wondering what you’ll do after you finish your studies at St. Mary’s College? Alison Curry (’16) is returning to campus to share her experiences. Bring your questions and curiosities about the “real world,” transitioning to new studies and research, and finding a place for yourself in professional communities. Come out Thursday October, 25 in library Find out more »
Tracking the Dragon Across the Ancient Near East
Monday October 15 join the History Department for a presentation by Robert Miller II in Library 321 at 4:45! People have long been captivated by stories of dragons. Myths related to dragon slaying can be found across many civilizations around the world, even among the most ancient cultures including ancient Israel. In his book The Find out more »
“Shanghai-ed: Living & Working in China” Talk the Wednesday!
Dan has lived, studied, and worked in China on and off since 2011, the year the country overtook Japan as the world’s second largest economy. From his first week, when he was taken under wing by a corrupt and adulterous Beijing official, to just last week, when he came to D.C. with the Find out more »
History Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa!
History majors Caitlin Schoen and Megan Root as well as History minor Anna Vagnoni were inducted into the Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Friday March 30! Five students at the College of William and Mary founded The Phi Beta Kappa Society in 1776, during the American Revolution. Find out more »
Check Out Professor Adams’ Washington Post Publication!
SMCM’s own Professor Christine Adams published a perspective piece in The Washington Post’s Made By History section! Made by History is a section dedicated to understanding how history made us through examination of the present in light of the past. The MLK quote,“Instead of making history, we are made by history” serves as the inspiration for Find out more »
SMCM at the 2018 Regional Mid-Atlantic Phi Alpha Theta Conference!
Saturday March 24 students Abigail Rose, Caitlin Schoen, Megan Root, and Sarah Casper-Woodhead along with the St. Mary’s PAT faculty advisor, Professor Malena, attended the 2018 Regional Mid-Atlantic Phi Alpha Theta Conference! The SMCM students had the opportunity to present previously submitted papers, receive commentary on their papers, answer questions from the audience, and attend Find out more »
PAT Induction Ceremony!
On Tuesday March 6, nine new members were inducted into the Alpha Iota Kappa chapter of Phi Alpha Kappa! Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society has over 400,000 members, with some 9,000 new members joining each year through 970 chapters nationwide.
History SMP Information Session!
Are you thinking about doing an SMP next year? Are you wondering about the process? Do you want to have more information to make the right decision for you? Come hear current SMP students discuss their experiences, and learn about the process and steps involved. Thursday, March 8th, 5:00 pm @ KH 312. See you there!
Professors and Students Attend the 2018 AHA Conference!
The History Department invited and registered six current SMCM history majors for this year’s American Historical Association (AHA) Annual Conference. The students were able to attend presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by experts and professionals on historical content, graduate school, and academic as well as non-academic career paths. Find out more »