History Department News
"In keeping with the Trump administration’s determination to disincentivize migrants from coming to the United States, U.S. Customs and Border Protection often conveniently exploits asylum seekers who cannot read. Along with an unfamiliarity with our deliberately complex immigration system, the illiteracy of Central American migrants, especially women, facilitates the deportation of parents and separation of families..."
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Understanding the Present Through the Past:
Hoping to make sense of heartbreaking current events, more students are turning to the History Department’s innovative, real-world classrooms.
This special Mother’s Day edition shines a light on the government’s practice of incarcerating refugee mothers and children and the experiences of the women themselves.
Professor Mark Carnes and Professor Stephanie Pfirman share the games they have created to help both students and teachers learn.
Woloch's edited collection compiles Roosevelt's writing, speeches, and letters, which speak directly to the challenges we face today.