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      Book Signing

  The Shop is holding a book signing on a wonderful new book of essays called Duty Calls at Home: Central Pennsylvania Responds to the Great War, 1914 – 1918, Friday September 5th from 5 to 8 p.m. Join Dr. Steven Burg, chair of the Dept. of History and Philosophy, and his students Mary Lee Shade and John Maietta at 33 West High Street, Carlisle PA 17013

History  & Philosophy Semester Kick-Off Ice Cream Social

  THURSDAY September 4th; 3:30pm - 4:30pm at the DHC Fishbowl

Meet our new and returning history majors! Have an  opportunity to chat with your professors! Learn how to get involved with the History Club! Have some free ice cream! We’ll provide the ice cream and toppings, you bring your appetite.

  Sponsored by the Department of History and Philosophy, the History Club, and Phi Alpha Theta.

  • The SU History Club meets Monday night in Dauphin Humanities 205. The first meeting of the History Club will be on Monday, Sept 8th at 7:30pm in DHC 205. For more information or to get involved, contact History Club President Devon Newcomer dn9056@ship.edu

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History/Philosophy Department

122-124 Dauphin Humanities Center
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257
 

Dr. Steven Burg, Chair 

Janice Reed, Secretary

Tel: 717-477-1621
Fax: 717-477-4062
history@ship.edu 

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Center for Applied History

The Shippensburg University Center for Applied History provides Shippensburg University students with opportunities to engage in hands-on work doing projects focused on research, service, and community outreach. 

The Center for Applied History also provides a venue for publishing original research produced by students in the Shippensburg University History program. 

Two notable recent projects include a collection of student research essays on African-American Civil War soldiers at rest in Chambersburg's Mt. Vernon Cemtetery entitled Dum, Spiro, Spero: Chambersburg's Black Civil War Soldiers and Sailors. The title is available for purchase through Amazon.com and Lulu.com.

Dum Spiro

Another book forthcoming in 2014 will be entitled, Duty Calls at Home: Central Pennsylvania Responds to the Great War.  The book will feature original essays written by Applied History graduate students about the way civilians in the Midstate experienced the events of the First World War.