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Oct
30
2018
Phi Alpha Theta Book Sale, Oct. 30-31
Phi Alpha Theta is hosting their Fall Book Sale today and tomorrow, Oct. 30 and 31! Paperbacks are $1 and hardcovers are $2. Tidwell Lobby, 9:00am-4:00pm.

All proceeds go to Baylor's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, our history honor society.
Oct
26
2018
Brock McGuire Band in Concert October 26
The Brock McGuire Band will play a concert at Baylor University as part of their world tour. This is one of only a select few performances that this multi-award winning group of traditional Irish musicians will play in the U.S. as part of their international tour. The concert is free, open to the public, and no ticket is required!

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6:30pm
Meadows Recital Hall
Baylor University

Co-sponsored by Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, University Libraries, Center for Global Engagement, University Scholars, Honors Program, Honors Residential College, History, English, and Modern Languages & Cultures.
Oct
3
2018
The Souls of China, feat. Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Ian Johnson
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ian Johnson has spent nearly twenty years in China, reporting and writing on the country's society, religion, and history. His most recent book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, is a critically acclaimed and engrossing look at the resurgence of diverse faith practices in China after years of religious persecution. In his talk, Johnson will speak about this remarkable explosion of faith and the uncertainties over how to lead a moral life in contemporary China.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
3:30pm
Marrs McLean Science Building Auditorium (MMSCI 101)

Sponsored by Baylor's Department of History; Asian Studies; Journalism, Public Relations and New Media; Truett Seminary; and the Institute for Studies of Religion.
Photo Credit: Sim Chi Yin
Sep
17
2018
Spring 2019 History Courses Brochure
View our history courses offered in the Spring 2019 semester on Issuu or visit our Course Descriptions page under the Undergraduate Program page.
Sep
17
2018
The Culture Wars in American History, Edmondson Lecture Series
The Department of History presents its 41st annual Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture series, featuring Dr. R. Marie Griffith from Washington University in St. Louis.

1st Lecture:"The Culture Wars in the Early 20th Century: Suffrage, Birth Control, and Censorship."
Monday, September 17, 2018 at 3:30pm.

2nd Lecture: "The Culture Wars in the Later 20th Century: Marriage, Sex Education, and the Long Road to #MeToo."
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 3:30pm.

Both lectures will be held in Kayser Auditorium, Hankamer 101.
Sep
11
2018
Grad School Panel, Hosted by Phi Alpha Theta
Learn about finding the right graduate program, the application process, and what life is like as a graduate student! Pizza will be served.

Grad School Panel
Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
3:30pm, Tidwell 209
Sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta

The Tau Beta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Baylor University serves as an honor society promoting academic excellence and leadership. Phi Alpha Theta is an international history honor society.
Aug
29
2018
Baylor Giving Day
Support the Baylor Department of History during Baylor Giving Day (from noon on August 28 to noon on August 29). Your gift to the History Excellence Fund and James Vardaman Endowed Professorship Fund helps provide opportunities for our history students and faculty for scholarly research, special guest lectures, conference trips, and more! Baylor Giving Day is an opportunity to show your support of various departments and programs across campus during a 24 hour period.

Find out more at and support the History Department at: https://baylor.scalefunder.com/gday/giving-day/8582/department/8932
May
18
2018
Congratulations, Class of 2018!
Congratulations, Class of 2018! Pictured are some of our history major graduates at commencement last Saturday, May 12: Abby Harris, Taylor Kniphfer, Preston Paul, Christian Simpson, and Tony Dominguez with Dr. Gawrych. Best wishes on your bright futures, and Sic 'em!
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