Marsha Barrett in Politico--How the Republican Party Moved to the Right

May 27, 2015

Marsha Barrett has just published a provocative article on the Republican Party's rightward thrust in the 1960s. You can read about it in Politico at

Inaugural EPIC World Events Forum

May 20, 2015

On May 20, the history department hosted the inaugural EPIC World Events Forum, an informal setting where graduate students and professors discuss current events and place them in their historical context. The topic for today’s forum was the recent article in the London Review of Books by Seymour Hersh about the Osama bin Laden raid. The conversation centered on process of constructing narratives and the tools that historians use to evaluate an essay’s veracity.

They Came, They Saw, They Presented--SHUR CONFERENCE MAY 1-2 at MSU

May 7, 2015

May 1, 2015 - May 2, 2015

This year's Symposium for History Undergraduate Research (SHUR) has come and gone from Mississippi State University.

Nick Timmerman wins two fellowships at the University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library. Appointed CHASES assistant.

May 6, 2015

Nick Timmerman has been awarded both the Mark C. Stevens Fellowship and the Bordi/Gillette Research Fellowship from the Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. Timmerman has also been designated the Center for the History of Agriculture, Science and the Environmnet in the South (CHASES) assistant for the 2015-2016 academic year. Among other tasks, Timmerman will be in charge of arranging the CHASES Experiment Stations during the 2015-2016 academic year.

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