Speaker Series

2022-2023: Labor Then and Now

This series explores historical and ongoing challenges facing the working class in the United States. Hosted in partnership with the YSU Center for Working Class Studies, the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, and the Youngstown Solidarity Network.

  • Tim Noah, The New Republic
    (rescheduled for Fall 2023)

  • Dr. Kenneth Bindas, Dr. Stephanie Shaw, Dr. Gregory S. Wilson
    Roundtable: Labor and the Working Class in U.S. History
    November 18, 2022

2021-2022: History Happened Here

This series explores subjects in local and regional history, highlighting the contributions of Ohio and Ohioans at important moments in national and world history.

2020-2021: History at Work

This series aimed at professionalization. In particular, helping students gain insight into the job market. Speakers focused on helping students understand how to market their history degrees, both inside and outside of traditional history fields.

  • Kevin Hoskins, PhD
    Curriculum Development, Choices Program
    April 21, 2021

  • Katherine Owens, MA
    Curator of Collections, Missouri State Museum
    March 24, 2021

  • Arielle Lester, MA, JD
    Attorney, McDonald-Hopkins
    February 10, 2021

  • Carmella Cadusale, MA
    Marketing Manager, Innovative Medical Equipment
    November 17, 2020

  • Julie Mujic, PhD
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Denison University; Paramount Historical Consulting, LLC
    October 21, 2020

  • Traci Manning, MA
    Curator of Education, Mahoning Valley Historical Society
    October 2, 2020