Tune in here to listen to Dr. James Lindsay, Professor of History at CSU and Dr. Suleiman Mourad, Professor of Religion at Smith College discuss their latest publication, Muslim Sources of the Crusader Period: An Anthology. Aaron M. Hagler interviewed Dr. Lindsay and Dr. Mourad on the New Books Network Middle Eastern Studies podcast.
Local bathroom breaks just got a lot more interesting, thanks to a Colorado State University public history course’s “in-stall project.” The project is connecting Fort Collins’ past and present — all within the stalls of public restrooms. Thomas Cauvin, a CSU assistant professor in the Department of History, assigns an interesting and engaging project for his […]
Editor’s note: Since this story was first posted, the Global Village Museum has decided to close until March 28 due to concerns over COVID-19. See the museum’s website for updates. A new exhibit about the history of beer brewing — both locally and internationally — opens Friday, March 6, at the Global Village Museum of Arts and […]
Space matters. The spaces where we live, work, and play shape how we socialize with one another. Our social interactions, in turn, influence spaces. To understand what we mean, take a look at the image to the right. Now, let’s trace the images displayed around the ram’s horn, starting with the Old Main building pictured at the […]
September 2015 marked the second anniversary of the floods that ravaged Colorado’s Front Range. In an interview about the devastation, Jamestown Mayor Tara Schoedinger recalled a dramatic moment following days of rain: “My husband … ran outside and said, ‘There goes the gulch.’ … He came back in less than a minute later, and he […]
On March 6, the Public Lands History Center at Colorado State University welcomed 40 high school students from Rocky Mountain High School and Berthoud High School to campus for History Day, a collaborative program that raises awareness of the history major and career options for historians. I PLHC Program Manager Ariel Schnee and RMHS teacher […]
While it’s not unusual for Colorado State University students to enjoy the great outdoors during the summer, one group becomes actively involved in preserving the history — and future — of a local natural treasure. Each year, CSU’s Public Lands History Center takes students to Rocky Mountain National Park for nearly a week. The program, […]
One center at Colorado State University teaches graduate students in English the literary publishing process, from manuscript to final printing, while another challenges history students to apply the tools of the historian to public lands management. When the two centers began sharing space on campus, they realized they had a ready-made collaboration: publishing a book of […]
A team of historians from Colorado State University, working under the direction of Assistant Professor Sarah Payne at the Public Lands History Center, has completed a project to preserve and spread the stories of Japanese Americans who were detained in New Mexico confinement camps during World War II. The project, “Confinement in the Land of […]
Morrison and Schendel experienced the war in very different ways. Morrison was an American nurse who tended to soldiers at the Battle of the Bulge while Schendel was forced into the Hitler Youth and endured Allied bombings. But they both endured the suffering of World War II.