WSU librarian Trevor Bond has been selected by Washington State Historical Society as the recipient of the 2018 Charles Gates Memorial Award.
WSU Vancouver professor Sue Peabody’s book about slavery in the Indian Ocean world is being called “both biography and global history at their very best.”
Two Hollywood production companies have optioned English instructor’s epic tale of the Aztecs’ last stand.
$60,153 awarded to support projects focusing on faculty professional goals to advance universitywide arts and humanities initiatives.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Celebrated mariner Captain James Cook set sail on his third exploratory venture in July 1776. The British Admiralty produced an official record shortly after the expedition’s 1780 return.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Hanford History Project will celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 3, with the kick-off of a project that will document African American History at the Hanford Site.
A screening of “The Destruction of Memory” and an accompanying panel discussion about the film’s exploration of cultural destruction across the globe will take place from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Jan. 25.
WSU Tri-Cities will partner with the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service to research and document the African American migration, segregation and overall civil rights history at the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Hanford. “This is an important story to tell and an important part of our history that needs to be made known,” says local project director Michael Mays.
A detailed family saga set against the broader context of South Asian slavery, plantation life, Parisian society and French colonization, “Madeleine’s Children” traces the multigenerational biography of a slave family and the legal battles pursued by Madeleine’s son Furcy—a slave who fought for his freedom in court for 25 years and finally won.
Panel discussion on meaning of Civil War monuments on Oct. 10, noon.