The Second Dartmouth History Institute is scheduled for May 29-June 2, 2018, on the theme of New Directions in Medieval Religious History
Then-Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Dartmouth history professor Edward Miller travel the Mekong River Delta on Jan. 24 searching for the site of a 1969 Viet Cong ambush of U.S. Navy Swift boats under Kerry’s command. Miller provided the
As Vietnam commemorates the 41st anniversary of Reunification Day, Tuoi Tre News (full interview) sat down with a U.S. historian to discuss Vietnam-U.S. post-war relations and the ways the war in Vietnam are taught in each country.
Darrin M. McMahon is a cultural and intellectual historian and a leading proponent of a new and revitalized history in ideas. Read more here.
The Council for European Studies' (CES) Book Award Committee has awarded Udi Greenberg's The Weimar Century the 2016 European Studies Book Award. Here for full story.
Lately, in the heated call for greater STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education at every level, the traditional liberal arts have been needlessly, indeed recklessly, portrayed as the villain. And STEM fields have been (falsely) portrayed as the very opposite of the liberal arts.
President Emeritus James Wright is an on-camera contributor and narrator for the new Ric Burns documentary. Read more...
To students interested in applying for the History FSP to London in Fall 2016 (next year): Applications for the FSP are due on February 1, 2016. All applications
"By releasing students from the pressure of the practical major and allowing them to study what they are sincerely interested in, we allow them to become smarter, more creative, and more able" says Professor Cecilia Gaposchkin in the May 22, 2015