Graduate Courses Summer 2020 Course Number Course Name Professor Format HST 618 Colonial America F Thornton Miller Online HST 629 Plagues and Pandemics Tom. Dicke Online REL 635 History of Pentecostalism Amy Artman Online HST 701 Historiography and Historical Methods F Thornton Miller Online HST 775 Middle East Readings … [Read more...] about Graduate History Courses (Summer 2020/Fall 2020)
During a family tree project in fifth grade, Emalee Flatness discovered her great-great-great grandfather was a Union soldier in the Civil War. His story inspired her to write a song. In 2019, that song, alongside five others, won the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. A musical theater native Flatness, a freshman history major at … [Read more...] about Student wins national contest with original song
Spreading across roughly 40,000-45,000 square miles, the Ozarks covers much of the southern half of Missouri and a large part of northern Arkansas. It also extends into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. There are many stereotypes about the Ozarks and Ozarkers. They range from frontiersmen to hillbillies and moonshiners. With his research on Ozarks history, Dr. Brooks … [Read more...] about How was life in the Ozarks during the Civil War?
The Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Committee is promoting the Roberta Capps American History Scholarship for high school seniors through College Juniors who are citizens of the United States. It is open to students who are attending a Missouri college/university with at least 24 hours in American History. The scholarship is a one time $1000 payment to the … [Read more...] about Roberta Capps American History Scholarship
Recently, President Donald Trump tried to minimize the U.S. partnership with the Kurds by saying, “they didn’t help us in the Second World War. They didn’t help us in Normandy.” Dr. Djene Bajalan, assistant professor of history at Missouri State University, comments on this statement in The Washington Post. … [Read more...] about Did the Kurds help the U.S. during World War II?