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History is at the core of a liberal arts education, illuminating the ideas, institutions, and sentiments by which people have attempted to order their world.

September 21, 2021
Professor of History and Religious Studies Betül Başaran recently had a chapter published in the 26th volume of Brill’s Companions to European History, “A Companion to Early Modern Istanbul.”

Başaran’s chapter in the volume is entitled “Crime, Violence and Urban Policing” and emphasizes the… Find Out More
August 3, 2021
The St. Mary’s County Public Library is hosting an author talk with St. Mary’s College Professor of History Charles J. Holden, along with Jerald E. Podair, two of the authors of the book “Republican Populist: Spiro Agnew and the Origins of Donald Trump’s America” via Zoom on Wednesday, August 4… Find Out More
July 16, 2021
St. Mary’s College Professor of History Christine Adams and sister and co-author Tracy Adams, professor of French literature at the University of Auckland, were interviewed by the French History Podcast on their book, “The Creation of the French Royal Mistress: From Agnès Sorel to Madame DuBarry.”… Find Out More
July 12, 2021
On July 2, St. Mary’s College of Maryland held its annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, which provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, under the guidance and with the expertise of… Find Out More
June 9, 2021
Professor of History Christine Adams, who was an Andrew W. Mellon fellow at the Newberry Library as well as a fellow of the American Council on Learned Societies (ACLS) this past academic year, has a new release in the peer-reviewed online journal Age of Revolutions. The paper, co-authored with… Find Out More
April 5, 2021
Jeff Eden, assistant professor of history, has published a new book on the Soviet Union during WWII: “God Save the USSR: Soviet Muslims and the Second World War” (Oxford University Press, 2021). 

Professor Adrienne Edgar of UC-Santa Barbara writes: "This is a brilliant and original book. Jeff Eden… Find Out More
February 1, 2021
Sarah Malena, assistant professor of history, has been published in the volume Scribes and Scribalism (T&T Clark, 2020). Malena’s contribution, “Influential Inscriptions: Resituating Scribal Activity During the Iron I-IIA Transition,” examines the significance of inscriptions in a time of… Find Out More
January 26, 2021
The online journal Age of Revolutions has published Professor of History Christine Adams’ paper based on her live talk with Newberry Library Director of Fellowships and Academic Programs Keelin Burke on Jan. 15.  The subject of the talk was the three “flash points” in the French Revolution: the… Find Out More
January 14, 2021
Professor of History Christine Adams, on sabbatical work as a Newberry Library residential fellow through June 2021, will be interviewed live on Friday, Jan. 15 from 1 – 1:30 p.m., by Newberry Director of Fellowships and Academic Programs Keelin Burke on three “flash points” in the French… Find Out More
December 9, 2020
Gail Savage, professor emeritus of history, recently had a scholarly essay published in Genealogy as part of the special issue: Transnational Families: Europe and the World.

“From Good Time Girl to Damsel in Distress: Protecting the British War Bride in the United States,1944–1950,” examines the… Find Out More