Author: Cathy Day

  • Letter from the Chair, Spring 2021

    What a tumultuous year this has been for all of us – for our Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies alumni and friends, our students, our staff, and our faculty. While the details of the ways that we’ve been tested are different, the overall pattern of the things we’ve had to confront are similar. Work […]

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  • Letter from the Chair Spring 2020

    The importance of historical perspective In the Ball State Department of History, we teach students how to present the narrative that makes the most sense of the evidence. We teach the quest for truth. We are not the heroic frontline workers who contribute in healthcare and at supermarkets. We are “only historians,” but as historians […]

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    Good News from History: Spring 2020

    Welcome to a new feature on the CSH blog: Good News. As the semester draws to a close, we want to share some good news from our community, starting with the Department of History. Faculty This year three History professors celebrated milestone anniversaries in teaching at Ball State. Congratulations to Profs. Bruce Geelhoed (45 years), […]

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  • Stars to Steer by is back!

    What can you do with a humanities degree? Almost anything. And the Stars to Steer By lecture series will show you how. The popular series (a partnership between the College of Sciences and Humanities Dean’s office and the Ball State Career Center) returns in Spring 2020–with a few changes. What’s New about Stars to Steer […]

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