Talking History (M, 11/13): Dr. Steve Harris, “Airscapes and Archives”


Talking History: Dr. Erin Devlin (Monday, 10/9)


Career Talk: Eric Halsey (UMW, ’11) – Monday, 9/25, 4 pm

Eric Halsey photoEric Halsey, recent UMW alumnus, History major, Fulbright grantee, and Study Abroad student, will discuss his independent career as a startup strategist based in Sofia, Bulgaria, and how he parlayed his collegiate study abroad experience into an international career.

​The talk will take place on Monday, Sept. 25, at 4 pm, in Monroe 210. 

This talk is jointly sponsored by the HISA Department, International Relations Organization, and Center for International Education.


Talking History Series 2017-2018


Talking History: Dr. Porter Blakemore (4/17)


Talking History: Dr. Will Mackintosh (3/20)


Talk: Dr. Lisa Kirschenbaum (3/22, 7 pm)

In Honor of Women’s History Month
The Program in Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of History and American Studies present

Dr. Lisa Kirschenbaum

(Professor of History, West Chester University)

“Intimate Revolution: Communist Women and the Spanish Civil War”

March 22, 7pm, Combs 139

Dr. Kirschenbaum is the author of Small Comrades: Revolutionizing Childhood in Soviet Russia, 1917-1932 (2000), The Legacy of the Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1995: Myth, Memories, and Monuments (2006), and International Communism and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity and Suspicion (2015). She will share intimate stories of women communists in the Spanish civil war (1936-1939) exploring how communist commitments shaped personal lives and personal relationships influenced political understandings.

For more information contact Dr. Allyson Poska