Thank you to everyone who joined us on Wednesday, February 5th for this year’s History Homecoming! History Homecoming, the Department's annual event for alumni and friends, features a faculty panel on a historical theme followed by a catered reception. This year’s theme, “History Goes to the Movies”, was moderated by Department Chair Peter Zinoman, and featured a panel of History faculty: Professor Emeritus Thomas Laqueur, who explored political theology in the Netflix series The Crown; Associate Professor Stephanie Jones-Rogers, who spoke on the continued absolution of white women slave owners in history books and in the film Harriet; and Professor David Henkin, who spoke on the incentives of marriage in Little Women. It was a full house, and we were happy to see so many people--faculty, students, alumni, and more--show up for this event.
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(Images from Left to Right: Thomas Laqueur; Stephanie Jones-Rogers; David Henkin)