Presented by Nara Milanich, Barnard College on December 4, 2015 at the Center for Historical Research, Dept. of History at The Ohio State University
Presented by Mark Grimsley, Associate Professor of History, at the Clio Society meeting, May 2012.
Extremism in American political life led to the extreme actions that caused the Civil War. The Civil War challenged the idea that America was an "unbreakable union," as that union was torn asunder. Could the extremism that seems to characterize our politics today similarly tear our union asunder? During this, the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Professor Mark Grimsley reflects upon the War's continuing significance in American political life.
Presented by Josiah Ober, Stanford University, at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on February 28, 2014.
The eHistory MultiMedia Course Projects were developed by students in Professor Judy Wu's History course 525 in 2008 and 2009. This project studies the efforts and affects of the social hygiene movement during World War I along with how the movement influenced the movement for sexual hygiene in World War I.
Keynote Address of "Remembering D-Day: A 70th Anniversary Commemoration" at the Department of History, The Ohio State University, delivered by Williamson Murray, academic program fellow at the Potomac Institute and Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio State, June 2014. This talk explores the alternate options open to the Allies on the eve of D-Day and how different decisions could have influenced the outcome of the invasion, as well as the war itself.
Presented by Professors Ann Waltner and Mary Jo Maynes, University of Minnesota on Oct. 9, 2015 at the Center for Historical Research at The Ohio State University Department of History. Their talk draws upon their co-authored book, "The Family: A World History" which is described as, "Mary Jo Maynes and Ann Waltner tell the story of this fundamental unit from the beginnings of domestication and human settlement. They consider the codification of rules governing marriage in societies around the ancient world, the changing conceptions of family wrought by the heightened pace of colonialism and globalization in the modern world, and how state policies shape families today."
Presented by Richard Bensel, Cornell University, at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on March 27, 2015.