History News and Events

Robert and Victoria in Munster

A Missive from Münster

Victoria and Robert Christman took a moment from the last busy days of their sabbatical to send us a missive on what they’ve been up to this year in Europe. Victoria elaborates,

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Photo courtesy of the US Holocaust Museum

Teaching the History of the Holocaust

At the beginning of June, Anna Peterson attended a two-week faculty seminar on teaching the history of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Rachel Selvig

2014 Fosso Prize

We'd like to congratulate 2014 graduating senior Rachel Selvig. The history department has awarded her its annual Fosso Prize for the best research paper completed in history at Luther College.

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2014 Graduation History profs

2014 Graduation

On Saturday, May 24, the history department celebrated the achievements of its graduating seniors at a reception at Baker Commons.

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Dr. Gulliksen and Dr. Peterson answering questions from the audience.

Gjerset Lecture a success

An audience of students, faculty, and community members filled Olin 102 for the resumption of the Knut Gjerset Lecture upon the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian Constitution.

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Cate Anderson

Senior Paper Presentations

History majors will be presenting their senior papers on Wednesday, May 7 at 7:00 pm at an event put on by the history department. Several history majors are also presenting their work on Friday May 9 at the Luther College Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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