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Adriana M. Brodsky
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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.

March 22, 2023
Associate Professor of History Garrey Dennie is an invited panelist on March 24 for a special edition of “A Chat with the OAS,” a virtual, live event organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) as part of the VI Inter-American Week for People of African Descent in the Americas.… Find Out More
March 16, 2023
Six St. Mary's College of Maryland students were selected to present their research at the 2023 Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honors Society) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference on March 25 at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. The students and their research topics are as follows:… Find Out More
March 14, 2023
Associate Professor of History Garrey Dennie delivered the keynote address on day two of the 10th International Garifuna Conference held March 9-11 in the Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Organized by the Garifuna Heritage Foundation in collaboration with the University of the… Find Out More
February 28, 2023
Professor of History and Religious Studies Betül Başaran is an invited speaker at the international conference organized by the Centre for Historical Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India, to commemorate International Women’s Day. “Women in the Freedom Struggle in India and Ireland… Find Out More
February 21, 2023
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of History Christine Adams and sister and coauthor Tracy Adams, professor of French in the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, were featured on the Feb. 14 episode of the “All Things Tudor” podcast. The… Find Out More
January 30, 2023
Professor of History Adriana Brodsky was interviewed by “Bridges to Argentina” podcast host Gabriele Dumpys Woolever as one of a six-part series, “Immigrant Stories & Lives.” The series, directed by Benjamin Bryce, discusses the history of immigration to Argentina. Brodsky’s interview, “This is… Find Out More
January 22, 2023
Professor Betül Başaran was invited to attend the international conference on the Balance of Justice in the Ottoman Empire, where she talked about her research on intercultural sexual intimacy and mixed marriages among foreigners and Ottoman women in the early modern era. Her paper entitled "Actors… Find Out More
December 22, 2022
Articles written by Professor of History Christine Adams and fellow Professor of History Charles Holden were named to History News Network’s “22 for ’22: The Original Stories that Made the Year on HNN” in Dec. 2022. Adams’ article, “The Dictatorship of the Supreme Court” ran on July 11, 2022.… Find Out More
November 22, 2022
Associate Professor of History, Sarah Malena, presented research based on her new project, Women of the Ancient World (WOAW), an interactive website featuring graphic-novel-style illustrations that is designed to be a teaching resource and research forum. Professor Malena is co-directing the… Find Out More
November 18, 2022
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Professor of History Christine Adams gave an invited talk for Opera Lafayette's Salon Series, titled "Born to Fill this Position: Madame de Pompadour and the Tradition of the French Royal Mistress." Adams will give an invited lecture on Madame de Pompadour on Dec. 2 at the… Find Out More