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Department of

History


Explore global connections through time.

Explore
History

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Explore.

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

Interpret.

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.

Diversity in Collections Care
ALUMNI IN ACTION

Diversity in Collections Care

Stephenie Schwartz Bailey ‘92 never took a museum studies class at Beloit. Her passion was art history, which she has taught to all ages, from preschoolers to undergraduates. However, after years of working at a number of archives and museumsincluding the National Gallery of Art and the Art Institute of ChicagoSchwartz Bailey finds herself in her ninth year as the Education Program Manager and Preservation Consultant at the Conservation Center for Art & Historical Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia.
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Morgan Lippert’21 working in the collections lab at the Milwaukee Public Museum.

Curating Comes Full Circle

Morgan Lippert’21 is putting the Museum Studies knowledge and skills gained at Beloit College to work at three cultural organizations.

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Eva Laun-Smith’21

Eva Laun-Smith lands prestigious Fulbright Student Award

Eva Laun-Smith’21 is one of two Beloit graduates to receive a Fulbright Student Award this year. A history major and decorated track and field and volleyball athlete, Eva graduated with highest honors from Beloit. 

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