history

Meet the graduates: James Greenfield ’21, M.A.T. ’22

Greenfield is about to embark on his dream job: teaching world history at a high school in Prince William County.... READ MORE >>

Josh Bulavko ’22 pursues passion for Native American history with RISE grant

“I wanted to visit the landscapes that I read about,” he said. “The Black Hills, the Crazy Horse Monument, Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Little Bighorn National Battlefield, Devil’s Tower, and so much more.”... READ MORE >>

Randolph holds Monacan Indian Nation land acknowledgement ceremony

Monacan Land Acknowledgement

Randolph College honored a key part of its history Thursday during a land acknowledgement ceremony with the Monacan Indian Nation.... READ MORE >>

Research project delves into the controversy surrounding Virginia’s Confederate monuments

“We all realized we have this civic responsibility to take on something meaningful to the times and the social and political changes we’re going through right now,” said Tomi-Lauren McGinnis ’23. ... READ MORE >>

Altan presents at International Conference of Labour and Social History

Selda Altan

Altan, assistant professor of history presented “A Quest for Chinese Workers: Global Labor Markets in Coolies and the Making of the Chinese Working Class.”... READ MORE >>

2021 Thayer Lecture to focus on the value of historic preservation

Thompson M. Mayes, the chief legal officer and general counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will give Randolph College’s 2021 Philip Thayer Memorial Lecture.... READ MORE >>

America’s wars in Asia, and U.S. public opinion about them, subject of summer research

Both the Korean and Vietnam Wars were milestones in the Cold War era, shaping U.S. public opinion toward both countries at the time—and we still have a lot to learn from them today.... READ MORE >>

Randolph students examining Virginia’s monument landscape this summer

The summer research project was inspired by the events of the last year, when the murder of George Floyd inspired protests, along with the questioning, and often removal, of longstanding monuments.... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2020-21 Academic & Leadership Awards

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2020-21 award winners ... READ MORE >>

Retiring history professor John d’Entremont reflects on four decades behind the Red Brick Wall

John d’Entremont, Randolph College’s Theodore H. Jack Professor of History, originally planned to be a journalist.... READ MORE >>