With an unparalleled location in the nation's capital, award-winning faculty and access to some of the most important research repositories in the world, the GW Department of History offers an ideal platform from which to explore our past. Undergraduate and graduate students are exposed to a diversity of topics, from the Africa diaspora to the Cold War, from imperialism to urbanization, from the founding of Islam to Judaic history, from race relations to labor, law and politics. Students graduate with the knowledge and analytical tools necessary for success in a wide range of careers.
"Let Them Tremble": Student Activism and Radical History in the 21st Century
The Department of History invites students, staff, and faculty to attend a lecture and discussion with Tony Pecinovsky, historian, activist, and president of the St. Louis Workers' Education Society. He will talk about the intersection of writing radical history, labor activism and workers’ rights.