"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
-Winston Churchill

Monday, November 30, 2009

HGSA Holiday Party

Friday, 11 December 2009

Where: Alivn's
5756 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Time: 3:00 to 5:30PM

RSVP: Beth Fowler at bz7364@wayne.edu

Note: The HGSA encourages attendees to bring non-perishable items that we will donate to a local food bank to help those in need this holiday season.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Brunsman, Denver; Stone, Joel, eds. Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805. Detroit: Detroit Historical Society, 2009. $12.95 USD.

Revolutionary Detroit is the final product of the collaboration between Wayne State University and the Detroit Historical Society’s conference “Revolutionary Detroit: A Global Legacy” that was held in April, 2009. Associate Professor Denver Brunsman and a dedicated group of students (both of history and non-history), have provided an all-encompassing glimpse into Detroit’s “revolutionary” past. The book consists of twenty-four student-written essays that cover a vast range of topics in political, cultural and social history.

Revolutionary Detroit can be purchased online at: www.olddetroitshop.com. Cost: $12.95.
All proceeds go to the support of the Detroit Historical Museum.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Comps Workshop

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

3:30-5:00 PM
3339 F/AB

Friday, October 23, 2009

Visiting Guest Speakers

The HGSA is hosting a set of guest speakers, authors Lois Johnson and Margaret Thomas, who will discuss their book Detroit's Eastern Market this Tuesday, October 27th from 4-5 pm in 3339 F/AB. All are welcome. Please let your classmates know about this exciting opportunity to learn more about Detroit's interesting past.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


Thursday, 1 October 2009

Amy Holtman French and Louis Jones will be presenting, Noon - 12:50 PM in the Bonner Room.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

HGSA Breakfast Club Meeting

Tuesday, 22 September 2010 at 8:30AM at the Campus Grill on Cass Avenue.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Thursday, 16 April 2009

Joelle Del Rose, "Primers for Prurience: The Sexual Knowledge Library of the Victorian Middle Class Women"

Beth Fowler, "Fade to Black: Black Rock and Roll Artists and Segregated Audiences in the American South"

Caitlyn Perry, "One of the Guise: The Female Sailor and Laboring at Sea, 1700-1820"

Thursday, January 22, 2009


Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Kim Dyer, "Gender and Its Relationship to Power in Merovingian Hagiography"

Natalie Kohout, " Leprosy and Christianity: From Late Antiquity Through the Early medieval Period"