HIST 799 Unit #1 Assignment A Short List of Books About the Holocaust That Anyone Who Isn’t A Historian Can (and Maybe Should) Read Victoria Fernandez March 3, 2021 Link to GoogleDoc: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EPV9_aZQBsgbGM4hPT3eW3GnN9nhhggj/view?usp=sharing Please note that this piece intentionally satirizes the Holocaust and its field of study. No disrespect is meant to its victims or survivors.  […]

My Wikipedia Edits

December 21, 2018 | Comments Off on My Wikipedia Edits

For my final project of the semester, I’ve decided to pursue a small matter of personal importance. This refers to the character of William K. Vanderbilt II, a later member of the Vanderbilt family and a well-known traveler and collector. Having been born 1873 and died in 1944, Vanderbilt had a number of interesting accomplishments […]

Consuelo and Alva: A Review

October 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Consuelo and Alva: A Review

If you were to either read a book or watch a TV show taking place in the late 1800s or early 1900s, chances are good that you’ll run into certain themes: Opulent mansions, great families and greater fortunes, and the glamor of a bygone era. If this rings a bell, it’s hardly surprising. We as […]

Twitterstorians: Thoughts on the D’Souza/Kruse Exchange

October 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Twitterstorians: Thoughts on the D’Souza/Kruse Exchange

It probably won’t come as a surprise that the Liberal Arts often aren’t given a lot of respect in popular culture. As a student of history myself, I can’t tell how many times I’ve cringed when I hear someone make a joke to the tune of “would you like fries with that?” in response to […]

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