2017 Department of History Awards

Recently, we held our annual Department of History Awards Ceremony and Paper Symposium. Congratulations to paper the presenters and winners: Annika Elizabeth Liger “Our...

Dr. Lisa Covert blogs about capstone students

“Student Research Round-Up: Transnational Histories of the Americas”  By Dr. Lisa Covert The students in my spring 2017 capstone seminar, “Transnational Histories of the...

Impressive History Majors

  Congratulations to History majors Annika Liger and Adelaide Hoffman for presenting their papers at the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) conference in Atlanta. Annika presented,...

Praise from Students!

Over Spring Break, Dr. Olejniczak took a small group of students to Paris to study abroad. Check out this fun video of his students...

History Dept hosts Dr. April Merleaux

On February 1st, the Department of History along with the First Year Experience hosted Dr. April Merleaux of Florida International University. Dr. Merleaux’s research...

Assoc. Professor Cara Delay Wins Gold Award

The Coordinating Council for Women in History has given Dr. Cara Delay its first annual Gold Best Article award. The $500 prize is given to the...

Dept Alumnus Weighs In

What can you do with a CofC History degree? College of Charleston had a profound impact on my understanding and appreciation for history in...

Grad Student Wins Prestigious Award

Congratulations to current History Graduate Student Bradford Pelletier on winning the Worthington Prize! “The Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina...

Dr. Malcolm Clark Celebrates 50 Years at CofC!

Congratulations to Professor Malcolm Clark for this incredible achievement! Check out this wonderful article on Malcolm in The College Today: http://today.cofc.edu/2016/06/17/making-history/
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Dr. Powers featured at the Decatur Book Festival

Dr. Bernard Powers recently attended the Decatur Book Festival to discuss the book he co-authored, We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emmanuel....