In celebration of Women’s History Month, Chestnut Hill College’s Departments of History and Political Science have partnered to host Rep. Madeleine Dean for an informal discussion on women in politics. Moderated by Chair of the History Department, Lorraine Coons, Ph.D., the virtual event will highlight Rep. Dean’s career in politics and her journey to becoming an elected official. Open to the public, the event is free and will feature a Q&A with questions submitted by attendees.
March is Women's History Month! Integrated Humanities Center Chair, Suzanne del Gizzo, Ph.D., takes the opportunity to interview Lorraine Coons, Ph.D., Professor of History and Co-Director of the Women's Studies minor, about the history of a women's right to vote in this "Suffrage 101" interview.
It's Black History Month, but what are the origins and significance of this month-long celebration of African-American contributions to America? Integrated Humanities Center Chair, Suzanne del Gizzo, Ph.D., interviewed CHC's Officer for Diversity and Inclusion, LaKeisha Thorpe, Ph.D., to learn more about the history and importance of Black History Month.
Impeachment is in the news, but exactly what is it and how does it work? Integrated Humanities Center Chair, Suzanne del Gizzo, Ph.D., interviewed CHC History Professor, David Contosta, Ph.D., about the history and process of impeachment in the United States.
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.