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 News and Events from Winthrop University's Department of History

Are you a former or current Winthrop University History student with news that you would like to share? If so, please send your information to Elizabeth Oswald-Sease. 

Upcoming Events

  • The History Department is excited to announce a spectacular opportunity for Winthrop students to study abroad in Cuba! Drs. Ginger Williams and Adam Glover will be teaching a cross listed course (HIST 550/SPAN 391X) next semester (Spring 2015) entitled the "History and Literature of Revolutionary Cuba." This class will travel to Cuba May 20-June 2.  The fee for this course is $3,599. Please contact Dr. Williams or Dr. Glover for more information about this exciting opportunity! 
Cuba

Opportunities

  • The Education Department at Levine Museum of the New South is looking for volunteers to serve as docents, tour guides, and program assistant to helps with tours for school groups and local organizations. This would be a fantastic experience for all history students, especially those who are interested in learning more about Public History, please contact Kamille Bostick for more information. 
  • The Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, offers an internship program that, "is an opportunity for area college students to gain valuable career insight into the workings of a museum." Please visit The Mint Museum's website for more information.
  • The York County Culture and Heritage Museums offer a diverse array of internships and volunteer opportunities that would be perfect for Winthrop History students. Please visit their webpage for more information.

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