The 12th Annual Student History Conference was held on April 29, 2016. Twenty-three students presented throughout the day. Marnie Hay, lecturer in history at the St. Patrick’s Campus of Dublin City University in Ireland, delivered the Daniel Goffman Keynote Address, “Living and Dying for Ireland: Youth and the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.”
Congratulations to our conference paper award winners:Kathryn DeGraff Award for the Best History Department Undergraduate Methods Course Paper
Jack DeHaven —"Left in the Orchards: Straggling in the Maryland Campaign of 1862"Student History Conference James P. Krokar Award for the Best Paper in an Advanced Undergraduate Course
Chas Sirridge —"The Chicago Plan Commission and the Vision for Postwar Chicago”Best Graduate Student Paper
Mitchell Lohr —"Edward the Caresser: The Unlikely King Who Saved the British Monarch”
And congratulations to Tyler Stone, winner of the Albert Erlebacher-Cornelius Sippel Award
, presented to the graduating senior with the highest history department major GPA!
Photos of the conference are available on our Facebook