Food historian professor Karima Moyer-Nocchi provided an audience gathered in Gasson’s Fulton Room an overview of how pasta—once a staple of the Neapolitan poor—garnered an international reputation as the centerpiece of Italian identity.
To do The Heights is often to make the mere suburban blip that is BC into the whole world, to zoom in so close that you breathlessly rewrite headlines at 1 a.m. to better capture the most microscopic of details, or reword a caption on page 14 to reflect this rather than that.
“It was then that I decided I must do history because I wanted to discover the truth.”
“‘Why did I want to go into history?’ Because I’m interested in it. Will history save the world? I doubt it. Will it save my life? No, but I’m interested in it anyways,” said Maney.
History repeats itself, observes features columnist DJ Recny as he uses professorial anecdotes and historical events to navigate through life.
LTE: Tough Truths and the BC History Core: A Response to “Students’ Petition Calls for Changes in the Core”
“A number of departments have taken significant steps over the past decade to rectify the pedagogical injustice about which the students legitimately complain.”
On Wednesday evening, the African and African Diaspora Studies department announced that its courses will be counted towards the social science and history core requirements starting in the fall of 2016.
The Boston African-American National Historic Site’s (BAANHS) sought to make history come to life through a format both familiar for young audiences and one commonly used as a news outlet today.