/ History Department

Colloquium Series

Faculty, guests and students support a lively process of research and exchange of ideas that makes history a vibrant discipline. This series features several such speakers each semester.

Fall 2017 Schedule

The Confederacy in 2017: The flag, the memorials, the controversy

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 8 p.m.
Bultman Student Center Auditorium, 100A, the progamming area
Co-sponsor Vox Populi
Participants: Fred Johnson, Jeanne Petit, Heidi Kraus (Art and Art History) and Temple Smith (Sociology). 

History faculty will take part in a multi-disciplinary panel that puts the recent controversies about the Confederate Flag and Confederate memorials into a broader historical and sociological perspective.

Reds: The 100th Anniversary of the Russian revolution in global perspective

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Fried Hemenway Auditoritium, Martha Miller Center
Participants: Wayne Tan, Gloria Tseng, Janis Gibbs, Jeanne Petit

History faculty will examine the impact of the Russian Revolution on different parts of the world, with particular focus on Russia, China, Germany and the United States.

"We all must do our utmost": Holland, Michigan in World War I

Monday, November 13, 4:00 p.m. 
Herrick Room, DeWitt Center
Participants: Natalie Fulk, Avery Lowe and Aine O'Connor

These history majors will share their summer research findings about the impact of World War I on the community of Holland and Hope College.