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  • Confederate Memorials: What Should be Done?

    The Department of History Presents: Behind the Headlines: DePaul Faculty Offer Teach-Ins on Today's Pressing Issues, Putting History in a Multi-Disciplinary Dialogue to Better Understand the Present. This event is titled Confederate Memorials: What Should be Done?

    Panelists will include:
    Euan Hague, Chair of Geography
    Valerie Johnson, Chair of Political Science
    Morag Kersel, Anthropology, Director of Museum Studies
    Lori Pierce, African and Black Diaspora Studies
    Margaret Storey, History
    Amy Tyson, History, Director of Public History Program

    Moderator: Christina Rivers, Political Science, Director of Center for Black Diaspora
    Discussion: The Audience

  • History Department Open House

    An open house for all new history majors and students interested in history. Enjoy food and prizes! Drop-in advising! Meet the faculty! Join the Student History Society! Learn about Phi Alpha Theta! Network with other students!

  • Crisis with North Korea: How Did We Get Here?

    The Department of History Presents:

    Behind the Headlines: DePaul Faculty Offer Teach-Ins on Today's Pressing Issues, Putting History in a Multi-Disciplinary Dialogue to Better Understand the Present. This event is titled North Korea: How Did We Get Here?

    Panelists:
    John Harney, History (Centre College)
    Byungdug Jun, Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies Program
    Yuki Miyamoto, Religious Studies
    Ryan Yokota, History

    Moderator: Kathryn Ibata-Arens, Director of Global Asian Studies
    Discussion: The Audience

Department Newsletters

The 2017 history department newsletter​ is now available online and in print. You can download the newsletter or pick up a copy anytime in the department office.  

Download the 2016 newsletter or pick up a copy of it in our office.

News from the Public History Concentration

HST 360: Doing Digital History has been approved for credit in the Public History Concentration (PHC). Credit toward your PHC requirements may not automatically appear on your Degree Progress Report, however, so if you took this course and want it to count, contact Professor Amy Tyson so she can ensure you receive proper credit.

Report Finds History Majors are Highest Earners in Humanities

A report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University finds that history majors are the highest earners among humanities majors. You can learn more about the report here.