Gateway to History
The study of history at Northwestern involves collaborations and resources that stretch far beyond Harris Hall. This Gateway demonstrates how, in the twenty-first century, inquiries and discussions about the past range across disciplines and engage participants outside academia. This page is also a point of entry for those seeking to learn more about histories of many kinds.
Northwestern History Communities
- Buffett Institute for Global Studies.
- Chabraja Center for Historical Studies.
- Program of African Studies.
- Center for African American History.
- Department of African American Studies.
- Program in American Studies.
- Asian American Studies.
- Workshop in Economic History.
- Gender and Sexuality Studies.
- Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.
- Holocaust Education Foundation.
- Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies.
- Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
- Middle East and North African Studies.
- Department of Religious Studies.
- Science in Human Culture Program.
History Resources at Northwestern.
- Northwestern University Library Guide to History.
- Northwestern University Library Guide to Geography and GIS.
- Northwestern University Archives.
- Northwestern University Digital Humanities Laboratory.
History in Chicago.
- Art Institute of Chicago.
- Chicago Public Library.
- Chicago History Museum.
- DuSable Museum of African American History.
- Newberry Library.
Public History from Northwestern.
- Daniel Greene, Project Historian for "Lincoln at 200."
- Michael Kramer, blog on "Issues in Digital History."
- Kate Masur, work with the National Park Service on commemorating Reconstruction. See these articles:
- Carl Smith, "The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory."
- Carl Smith, "The Dramas of Haymarket."
- Francesca Tataranni, et al., "Classicizing Chicago."