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...