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History majors are required to attend one colloquium a quarter for their Junior and Senior years as a part of their major requirement. Colloquia connect students with working professionals, issues and ideas in their area of future employment and study.

Colloquium Presenters

Winter 2018

January 18, 2018
6:00 pm, Peterson Memorial Library, Reference Room

Peacekeeping Week: Onions, Wine, and Immigrants—Justice for the Sojourner

Panel discussion with Mariela Rosas, Mary Aparicio, Aaron Brobow-Strain, and Jody Washburn. Learn more about Peacekeeping Week at


February 27, 2018
7:00 pm, ADM 116

Moved by the Moabites: The New Excavations at Khirbat al-Balua, Jordan

Monique Vincent, Co-Director, Balua Regional Archaeological Project




Autumn 2017

October 31, 2017
7:00 PM, Village Hall

Reformation: A Conversation with Martin Luther

This colloquium event, in collaboration with Forum: A Conversation, will feature a conversation with Luther. This event honors the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation.

October 19, 2017
1:30 PM, Village Hall

Washington Court of Appeals, Div. III

Chief Judge George B. Fearing, Judge Laurel H. Siddoway and Judge Rebecca L. Pennell, presiding
More information at this link

October 2, 2017
7:00 PM, ADM 117

Beaten to Life: Reflections on the Life and Legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall

Dr. Timothy Golden

Spring 2017

April 10, 2017

Complicity in the Holocaust
Robert P. Ericksen, historian

April 20, 2017

Keynote Address for the 1st Annual Academic Symposium on Race, Ethnicity & Culture
Dr. George Yancy

January 19, 2017

Inside the Temple of Liberty: A Look at the United States Capitol
Dr. Terrie Aamodt

Winter 2017

February 22, 2017

John Luther Adams’ Ecology of Music
Professor Albert Diaz

February 8, 2017

Walk Like a Canaanite: How to Become an Archaeologist
Dr. Monique Vincent

January 19, 2017

Inside the Temple of Liberty: A Look at the United States Capitol
Dr. Terrie Aamodt

Fall 2016

October 5, 2016

Criminal (In)Justice: Stop and Frisk, Equal Protection, and the Problem of Race
Dr. Timothy J. Golden



Last update on January 16, 2018