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Showcasing the latest achievements, accolades, research, events and stories from the Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University.

Courtesy of Evan Birnholz In his spare time, Temple graduate student Evan Birnholz constructs crossword puzzles. He is the author of the New York Times Crossword for Oct. 3.

History Ph.D student is author of NYTimes Crossword for Oct 3

The New York Times crossword puzzles are known for their difficulty. However, for second-year history Ph.D. student Evan Birnholz, simply solving the puzzles was not enough of a challenge. Birnholz wanted to take his efforts to the next level and decided to create his own crosswords. Appearing in today’s edition, following countless hours spent crafting questions and…
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Dissent in America Teach-ins

Teaching History Sixties Style at Temple University

Ralph Young, March 2010 Students Use Teach-ins to Make Sense of the Post 9/11 World In September 2002 I began teaching at Temple University a new history course—Dissent in America—that I had developed. My thesis was that dissent is central to American history, that the nation, indeed, was founded on dissent. In the 17th century,…
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Dissent in America Teach-ins

Veteran earns dissenters' respect at 'teach-in'

Tuesday, October 19, 2004 Posted: 10:57 AM EDT (1457 GMT) MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (AP) — Late on a Friday afternoon, as other college students get an early start to their weekend, about 100 students gather in a ninth-floor classroom at Temple University to hear a young Marine officer discuss his time in…
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