Friday, Jan. 5

Public Historians' Reception

Sponsored by the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest

8pm, Maryland Suite A, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.

A reception sponsored by the Lepage Center at the American Historical Association annual meeting. Learn about programs and initiatives and connect with other public historians. Hosted by the Lepage Center, the event is open to all. Refreshments will be served.

Open to attendees of the American Historical Association annual meeting


Thursday, Jan. 11

History Briefing for Business Leaders: Brexit

Co-sponsored by the Irish American Business Chamber Network of Philadelphia

7:30am, Law offices of Volpe & Koenig, P.C.

A briefing series for business leaders that brings historical scholarship to bear on issues facing the business community.

Invitation only. Please contact lepage@villanova.edu to schedule a briefing.


Wednesday, Jan. 31

Scholarly Podcasting 101: A Workshop with Liz Covart, Host of Ben Franklin's World

11:30am-1pm, Idea Accelerator, Falvey Library, Villanova University

The Lepage Center welcomes Liz Covart, host of the popular podcast "Ben Franklin's World," to Villanova's Idea Accelerator for a workshop on how academics can use podcasts to communicate scholarly research. "Ben Franklin's World" was created by Liz Covart in 2014. The show now has more than 160,000 downloads per month and was recently awarded "Best History Podcast" by the Academy of Podcasters.

Open to Villanova faculty, staff, and students. RSVP to lepage@villanova.edu.


Friday, Feb. 2

History Career Day

12pm-4pm, Falvey Library, Villanova University

The Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, along with the Villanova Career Center, will host its first-ever “History Career Day” on February 2nd, 2018. The day will include insights into career opportunities for students with history degrees; a realistic look at the history job market; and expertise from the Career Center on resumes, cover letters, and job skills. All undergraduates and graduate students majoring or minoring in history are welcome. Food and refreshments will be served.

Open to Villanova M.A. students in history, as well as undergraduate history majors and minors. RSVP required.

General info:

Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Villanova, PA 19085
Tel: (610) 519-4660

Web: lepage@villanova.edu
Twitter: @LepageCtr

In person:

The Lepage Center is located on the campus of Villanova University, inside the St. Augustine Center, Room 410.

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Media inquiries:

Please contact the Villanova University media relations department.