History

Audio—History professor Paul Lockhart on ‘Miami Valley Voices’

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History professor Paul Lockhart appeared on Miami Valley Voices, with host Ron Rollins of the Dayton Daily News, on WHIO 95.7 FM on April 13 and 20. Lockhart discussed the significance of World War I, its impact on the Miami Valley … Continue reading

Veterans voices: Oral history class connects veteran students with older vets

Veterans Voices class members

Students in the Veterans Voices course will submit their interviews with older veterans about their time in the military to the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center.
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World War I artifacts sought for local exhibit

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Excerpt It’s the everyday items that will help show how Daytonians and the world were changed by the “war to end all wars” said Paul Lockhart, a Wright State University history professor. “The problem is a lot of diaries, letters … Continue reading

Film preservationist, Wright State alum to give keynote at Public History Symposium

George Willeman, from These Amazing Shadows

Scheduled for March 14, the annual Public History Graduate Symposium will focus on “The Future is Our History” and include presentations by public history graduate students. Continue reading

Exploring Dayton’s public history

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Excerpt Each year, the public history students at Wright State University hold a graduate symposium to enable them to present their research and capstone projects. If you love local history, you won’t want to miss some of the great stories … Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Workshop to examine economics, democracy and violence in India

Workshop to examine economics, democracy and violence in India

The Wright State departments of economics, English, religion, women’s studies and the Women’s Center are sponsoring a workshop that… Continue reading

Wright State, ATIC to sponsor symposium on Bosnia following CIA declassification of documents

Richard Holbrooke, former US Envoy to Bosnia and broker of the Dayton Peace Accords. Photo credit: The Balkans Investigative Reporting Network

The role of intelligence in the Bosnian War will be the topic of a special symposium sponsored by Wright State University and the Advanced Technical Intelligence… Continue reading

Smithsonian aviation expert addresses “Controversy in Public History”

Tom Crouch of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum was the keynote speaker at Wright in Your Own Backyard: Exploring and Presenting Controversy in Public History Symposium on March 22.

Tom Crouch of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum was the keynote speaker at Public History Graduate Symposium on March 22. Continue reading

Controversy in public history to be focus of Wright State symposium

Controversy in public history to be focus of Wright State symposium

The senior curator of aeronautics for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum will highlight a symposium on public history at Wright State University. Continue reading