To study history is to explore the powerful interaction between the past and the present—and to cultivate the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind essential for active global citizenship.
Why study history with us?
A deeply engaging education…
Thrive in small courses taught by expert and enthusiastic faculty. Investigate global topics and understand diverse perspectives. Learn to rigorously question, research, analyze, discuss, and advocate.
…that extends beyond the classroom…
Complete an internship, study abroad, or undertake independent research. Present at a conference, publish in a journal, or aspire to join an honor society. Experience a sense of community and pride through events, trips, and workshops.
…to prepare you for the future.
Enjoy individualized advising and career-oriented events aimed at post-graduation success. Get to know, and then join, Ursinus History alumni, who enjoy graduate degrees and successful careers in a wide range of fields.
“The past is never dead.
It’s not even past.”
Requiem for a Nun
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September 11th, 2019
Sep 11 2019 4:30pmMusical Anarchy! The Effects of Mass Access to Music Tech on the Music Industry
Masila Muli is a creative entrepreneur and musical artist from Kenya who is currently based in Philadelphia.
October 29th, 2019
Oct 29 2019 7:00pmLaurel Thatcher Ulrich: Women and Material HistoryOlin Hall
November 11th, 2019
Nov 11 2019 4:30pmFunk Evolution: The Journey From Dianne Thompson to Badd KittiDianne Brieze Thompson, a.k.a. Badd Kitti, is pioneer of Philadelphia’s emerging funk scene. She’s known for a soulful, conscious vibe derived from the many flavors of funk’s classic era. Her contributions to funk are not only as keyboardist, vocalist and composer, but as producer, educator and as creator and host of the syndicated radio show/podcast The Funk Excursion.