Story Categories: History Department News

Post Image for Annual Black History Month Scholar Series: Dr. Gina Poe
March 2, 2021
On March 16, Wagner College received the 2021 Black History Month Scholar’s Lecture, delivered by Gina Poe, Ph.D., a UCLA neuroscientist specializing in the study of sleep and its effect on memory and learning. The title of her lecture was, “The Essential Work of Sleep: What, Why, and How Critical Life Functions are Only Served […]
Post Image for Juneteenth Resources for Self-Guided Reflection
June 18, 2020
The Wagner College History Department faculty curated the following list of resources our community can use as self-guided reflection to further educate themselves about race, discrimination, and the Black experience. "Seeing White" Podcast from 2017, "How to be an Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi (Also author of the new board book "Anti-Racist Baby" which is […]
Post Image for Wagner Student Margaret Winton publishes article in The Peer Review
April 28, 2020
Margaret Winton, a Wagner College junior from Omaha, Nebraska, published an article, “d/Deaf Culture and Translingualism in the Writing Center,” in The Peer Review. Winton is a history major, French and religious studies double minor, and Writing Intensive Tutor (WIT) at Wagner’s Writing Center. The Peer Review is a fully online, open-access, multimodal scholarly journal […]
Post Image for New doc film on Wagner Holocaust play
October 17, 2019
Staten Island Advance reporter Shira Stoll’s film documents student portrayals of the testimonies of local Holocaust survivors
Post Image for Prof. Lori Weintrob honored by Pride Center of Staten Island
September 24, 2019
Founder of Wagner College Holocaust Center given Community Enrichment Award
Post Image for Professor Weintrob: Woman of Achievement
April 1, 2019
Staten Island Advance honors Wagner history professor, Holocaust Center director Lori Weintrob
Post Image for Guest Speaker Christina Tekie on the Globalization of Ethiopia's Beer Industry at Wagner College
November 27, 2018
The History Department, in collaboration with the Nicolais School of Business, English Department, and Anthropology Department, hosted guest speaker Christina Tekie on November 12, 2018. Christina is currently completing her PhD dissertation in cultural anthropology at Duke University and recently returned to the United States from a Fulbright scholarship in Ethiopia where she spent a […]
Post Image for Wagner College Oyster Panel
March 23, 2017
Wagner College Researchers and the Billion Oyster Project attempted to grow oysters in Lemon Creek on Staten Island over the summer of 2016.  Assistant Professor of History Brett Palfreyman will be moderating a panel that will be discussing the results and the importance of their efforts.  All are welcome to attend! More information about the […]
Post Image for Wagner hosts international symposium April 19-20
April 12, 2016
Symposium on international relations, diplomacy and violence co-sponsored by U. Paris-Sorbonne
November 5, 2015
Ever wonder how New York became the city that it is today?  Wagner College is co-sponsoring an event with the Museum of the City of New York on Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York. When it was conceived in 1811, New York City's street grid was […]