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History and Political Science

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Department Events

September 27, 2018 - History Movie Night, 5:30 to 8 p.m., McGuire Auditorium.
Join Professor Amanda Lopez for a viewing of and follow-up discussion about the film Coco, the Disney hit that takes an endearing look at the Mexican culture of death and Dia de los Muertos through the eyes of a young boy, Miguel (in English).

October 22, 2018 - History Movie Night, 3 to 6 p.m., McGuire Auditorium.
Join Professor Kathy Alaimo for a viewing of and follow-up discussion about the film Danton. As the French Revolution reaches a climax, the political fallout of one-time radical allies Robespierre and Danton is captured in this film that explores the revolutionary struggle (in French with English subtitles).

November 14, 2018 - History Movie Night, 5 to 7:30 p.m., McGuire Auditorium, featuring FREE PIZZA!
Join Professor Peter Kirstein for a viewing of and follow-up discussion about the film Five Broken Cameras, an Academy-Award-nominated documentary produced by an Israeli and a Palestinian on the occupation of a West Bank village. A masterpiece on the human struggle for justice (in English).

SXU Students and Dr. Lopez SXU Students and Dr. Costello
2017 inductees of the National History Honor Society Phi Alpha Theta with chapter sponsor Dr. Lopez. 2017 inductees of the National Political Science Honor Society Pi Sigma Alpha with chapter sponsor Dr. Costello.
SXU American History Students SXU Students and Sherry Williams, President of the Bronzeville Historical Society
Students in an American history class answer questions about their research. Students from the class "Ghetto Formation in Twentieth-Century Chicago" enjoy a tour of the Bronzeville community with Sherry Williams, President of the Bronzeville Historical Society. (October 2016)