History Banquet 2020

Every spring, our department community gathers to celebrate our students, alums, faculty, and staff during our History Banquet. This year, the situation is understandably quite different due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, we don’t want to let the semester end without this important tradition. So… Welcome to our virtual History Banquet! Department faculty created essays to honor our department awardees and […]

Faculty Feature: Oral History & Vietnamese Refugees

Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz who spent the 2017-2018 academic year on fellowship at West Point where she taught courses in American history, worked on online educational resources, and conducted oral history interviews with Vietnamese refugees. But out of deference for our hosts we kept our feelings to ourselves, sitting close to one another on […]

Engaging History: Japanese Internment & “Infamy”

Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz who is currently writing a monograph, Wages of War: Japanese American Incarceration and Prison Labor during World War II, on Japanese Internment. In August of 2019, Alexander Woo—co-creator of the second season of AMC’s horror anthology “The Terror”—sat down with interviewers from Vanity Fair to discuss the inspiration for the […]

May 6: Advising Open House

Day: May 6, 2020 Time: 10 am -noon and 1 pm-3 pm Place: History Department Online Advising Center (Microsoft Teams) How to Attend Go to http://bit.ly/CSU_HISadvising or access MS Teams through your campus webmail. Clicking on the nine squares (the “waffle”) in the upper left corner. Choose Teams from the dropdown. Click on “History Department Online Advising Center.” If you […]

Online Advising Guide

The Department of History at Cleveland State University has transitioned all major advising for History and Social Studies online to Microsoft Teams at http://bit.ly/CSU_HISadvising. For 2020-2021 Academic Year Scheduling information see https://socialstudies.clevelandhistory.org/2020-2021sched/ Feel free to reach out to your advisor with any questions! 5 things you need to know: 1. Accessing Teams Access Microsoft Teams and join the History Department […]