An expansive, interdisciplinary conference will take place next month, attracting presenters and participants from around the world.
In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a proclamation declaring the week of March 8th as National Women's History Week. It was the precursor to Women's History Month, which was created in 1987.
A small group of CHC students and faculty joined the Women’s March on Philadelphia on January 21. Sponsored by the History Club and the Women’s Studies minor the students were led by Lorraine Coons, Ph.D., professor of history and chair of the History and Political Science Department.
Election Day, November 8th, is only two weeks away and across the Chestnut Hill College campus, faculty in the History and Political Science Department have been helping to prepare and educate students, faculty and staff before the big day.
The Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation (IFR), the history club and history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, and the Black Student Union (BSU) set out to engage and educate the College community on issues facing the African-American population today and in the past in honor of Black History Month.
In addition to several club sponsored events including open dialogues on race and relations, Chestnut Hill College’s History Club, the Black Student Union, and Phi Alpha Theta will commemorate Black History month by welcoming Lawrence Little, Ph.D., from Villanova University on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor.