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"The Reformation Matters" Symposium

2 p.m. @ G09 White Hall

This symposium will reflect on the long-term intellectual impact of Reformation-era ideas on contemporary forms of knowledge production and current views of the place of the self in society. It features partipants from history, art history, and political scientists to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the Reformation.Ryan Claycomb, Professor of English and Director of WVU Humanities Center, will moderate this event. Participants include:
• Janet Snyder, Art History, Impact of the Reformation on Art, Churches and Iconoclasm
• Matt Vester, History, Catholic response to Luther's reform or Legacy of Reformation
• Katherine Aaslestad, History, Luther across 5 centuries of German History
• Philip Michelbach, Political Science, Luther and Political Thought

This event is part of "The Reformation Matters" series designed explore the impact of the Reformation 500 years later. Co-sponsored by WVU Humanities Center,


Fighting Napoleon: The First Modern War and Its Aftermath in Central Europe

4:00 p.m. @ Milano Room, Downtown Library

Dr. Katherine Aaslestad will present, "Fighting Napoleon: The First Modern War and Its Aftermath in Central Europe.” Dr. Aaslestad was selected as a 2016-2017 Claude Worthington Benedum Distinguished Scholars. This lecture,in which Dr. Aaslestad will present highlights of her award-winning research, is part of the Benedum Distinguished Scholars lecture series. 


History Department Open House

6:30- 8:30 p.m. @ E. Moore Hall Lobby

Want to meet new professors for next semester's classes? Or get to know your favorite professors outside of the classroom? Love homemade desserts? The History Club is sponsoring a fun and free meet-and-greet event that will accomplish all! Come socialize and enjoy a dessert potluck with our History faculty and students. It will be located in the E. Moore Hall front lounge.