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We would like to invite you to join the Oregon State University chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society. Membership is limited to history majors with an overall GPA of 3.25 and a history GPA of 3.5. … Continue reading
Nationally syndicated radio program Philosophy Talk returns to Oregon State University on Wednesday April 15th, 2015 on the Withycombe Hall Main Stage for a live show taping. This time, our topic will be: “Science and Politics: Friends or Foes?” The … Continue reading
Still need a class for Spring? We have uploaded all of our course flyers to our Flickr page. You can browse our SP15 course offerings here – History / Philosophy Check out the short video below to see all of … Continue reading
“On the eve of the Second World War, Mexico led the world in number of national parks. The Mexican government designated hundreds of thousands of hectares in fourteen states as national parks by 1940, during a time when the country … Continue reading
“In the 1920s, anything that could be canned, was: Can Cookery employs canned veal loaf, canned cod cakes, canned lobster, and canned strawberries as well as more familiar fruits and vegetables and of course tuna fish.” Historian Anita Guerrini explores … Continue reading
“Of course, offensive speech does not justify murder… But I think these most responses evade, rather than engage, the moral dimensions that surround satire.” Read more of Joseph Orosco’s insightful response on The Anarres Project for Alternative Futures website.
Jacob Darwin Hamblin’s essay on how “seeing the oceans” has changed over time was published in the June 2014 issue of Isis. The title is “Seeing the Oceans in the Shadow of Bergen Values.” It begins with a discussion of … Continue reading
What did WWI mean for the concept of citizenship and for citizens as they experienced and later commemorated the sacrifices made? History of Science graduate students Tamara Caulkins and Matt McConnell review and discuss the recent WW1 panel discussion held … Continue reading