History Club

Overview

The History Club is a student organization designed to promote the enjoyment of history among OSU students, and to promote interaction among undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty.

To join the e-mail list for updates, email zeide@okstate.edu. Join us!   

History Club members are also encouraged to attend events sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta, OSU's professional history organization. Please see our events page and calendar for more information.                                         

Fall 2018 Semester Schedule
all events Thursday at 5pm in Murray Parlor unless otherwise noted below

  • August 23 – History Majors Orientation at 4:30, History Club Launch Party at 5:30 (with dinner!)
  • Friday, August 31 -- Historical Trivia Night
  • September 13 -- Regular Club Meeting, with faculty visitor TBD
  • Wednesday, September 19 -- Book Sale, Library Lawn, 9a-4p 
  • September 27 -- Regular Club Meeting, with faculty visitor TBD
  • October 11 -- Regular Club Meeting, with faculty visitor TBD
  • October 18 -- Midterm Study Night
  • October 25 -- Historical Halloween Costume Party
  • November 8 -- Regular Club Meeting, with faculty visitor TBD
  • November 15 -- Historical Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 8 -- Regular Club Meeting, with faculty visitor TBD
  • December 6 -- Finals Study Night

Past (Spring 2018) Events

  • Thursday, January 25 – Trivia Night! 5 pm, S. Murray Parlor
  • Thursday February 15 -- Loving movie night with commentary from Dr. Amy Carreiro, 5 pm, Student Union Theatre
  • Monday February 19 -- Panel discussion: "Are American College Campuses Hot-beds of Racism?", 6 pm, S. Murray Parlor
  • Thursday February 22 -- Social meeting, 5 pm, S. Murray Parlor
  • Wednesday, March 7 -- "What Does Food Have to Do With Justice?" Dr. Anna Zeide, S. Murray 035
  • Tuesday, April 3 -- Dr. Carol Anderson discusses her book White Rage, 6 pm, NRC 106
  • Thursday, April 19 -- Book Sale, 9a-4p
  • Saturday, April 21 -- Field Trip to Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AR to view Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

History Club Leadership, 2017-2018

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers, and professionals in all fields of history together for intellectual and social exchanges that promote and assist historical endeavours by our members in a variety of ways.

Graduate students wishing to join Phi Alpha Theta should have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours toward the Master's degree in history and have a GPA of better than 3.5. Undergraduate students wishing to join should have completed at least 12 semester hours in history with a GPA of at least 3.1 in history and have a GPA of 3.0 or better overall. Undergraduate membership is not limited to history majors. Membership requires a $50 initiation fee and a $10 annual chapter fee. 

Phi Alpha Theta events include a colloquium series presented by members of the history faculty and graduate students, an end-of-year honors banquet. Our chapter also provides travel funding for members presenting conference papers.Those interested in Phi Alpha Theta and the history department are welcome to attend our monthly socials, where faculty and students share refreshments and conversation in the Murray Hall Parlor. Please see the events page for specific dates and times. 

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Phi Alpha Theta Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Douglas Miller, Assistant Professor of History
douglas.miller@okstate.edu

Student Officers for 2016-2017:

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David Justice, President
david.justice@okstate.edu 

Ketchem Jon

Jack Ketchem, Vice President 
jonk@okstate.edu 

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Amanda Johnson, Secretary and GPSGA Representative
amanda.johnson14@okstate.edu 

Stine Jordan

Jordan Stine, Treasure and GPSGA Representative
jordan.stine@okstate.edu 

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Jared Eberle, Treasurer 
jared.eberle@okstate.edu