Department Chair Dr. Joshua Rothman was recently involved in a project in New Orleans, where several markers were erected to mark places in the city where enslaved people were bought and sold.
Assistant Professor Juan Ponce-Vázquez was interviewed by Historias, the podcast of the Southeastern Conference of Latin American Studies,his research on smuggling in the seventeenth century Spanish Caribbean.
Department alumnus Adam Petty (PhD 2018, MA 2014) has recently accepted a position as a Historian and Documentary Editor for the Joseph Smith Papers.
Emma Pepperman, Molly Buffington, Rhiannon Hein, Lauren Tucker, and Bradley Beasley recently presented their research to attendees at The University of Alabama's Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference.
For more than a thousand years, those under religious vows stood at the pinnacle of Western European society. For their learning, piety, and expertise, and for their embodiment of Christian ideals and values, they were accorded power and privilege. This conference explores their world.