COOL CLASSES: “Early American Environmental History”

COOL CLASSES: “Early American Environmental History”

Class name: “Early American Environmental History” Taught by: Visiting Assistant Professor of History Kate Mulry   Here’s what Mulry has to say about the course: The class is about the centrality of nature to human history. Too often, if we think about the environment...
COOL CLASSES: “Old Age in the Modern Age”

COOL CLASSES: “Old Age in the Modern Age”

Class name: “Old Age in the Modern Age” Taught by: Librarian of the College Terry Snyder Here’s what Snyder has to say about the course: If we’re lucky, we all age. We want to “get old,” but societal messages suggest that no one really seems to be in a rush to...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Marla Dominguez ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Marla Dominguez ’14

The subject of Marla Dominguez’s history thesis— “From Migrants in a ‘Host Country’ to Transnational Permanence: Dominicans in New York City, 1965 – 2000”—wasn’t just an academic interest; it was inspired by her own family. “I knew ever since I matriculated [at]...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Daniel Grabell ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Daniel Grabell ’14

For his senior thesis (“Hiding the Heresy in Plain Sight: Adaptability, Hybridity & Identity in Seventeenth Century Peru”) history major Daniel Grabell examined the life of Guaman Poma, an Incan noble who in the early 1600s authored an unusual book, titled El...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

Russian and history double major Raymond DeLuca originally planned to write his senior thesis about a failed anarchist uprising against the Soviet government. But after researching an English version of the group’s daily newspaper, he discovered that a group of...