Department of

History


Explore global connections through time as a history major.

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History

Historians study the past to understand the present and dream for the future.

Explore.

A history degree invites exploration. Discover the past in archives, libraries, museums, movies, and novels. Investigate the histories of Beloit, Chicago, Istanbul, Shanghai, or Paris.

Interpret.

History majors at Beloit decode documents and artifacts from the Beloit College Archives, the Logan Museum, the Newberry Library, the Austrian State Archives, and countless others. Develop your own analyses of the evidence for worldviews, decisions wars, and cultural exchanges in the past.

Share.

Present your findings in public presentation and carefully crafted research papers. Apply your skills to internships, research with faculty, website design, library or museum work.

Exploring museum careers and rare books
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Exploring museum careers and rare books

In late November, Beloit faculty and students took advantage of the college’s partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago to participate in a panel about careers in the museum industry, followed by an exploration of the Newberry Library’s rare book collection.

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Beloit College students visited the Beloit Historical Society for a Behind the Scenes tour.

Students Explore the Beloit Historical Society

On March 5, a handful of Beloit College students visited the Beloit Historical Society to learn about their work.

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Image featuring Lolita Lebrón in the Puerto Rican Independence Party headquarters in San Juan.

Hard Truths: Examining Puerto Rican history through today’s residents

Diego Boyd Lassalle’25 was one of 12 students who traveled with assistant professor of English Michael Dango and the Global Experience office’s

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