History at Huron

W. GALEN WESTON FUND

The W. GALEN WESTON FUND FOR BRITISH HISTORY AT HURON is an endowment that supports the teaching of British History in courses offered by Huron’s History Department.

In 2017-18, the Weston Fund supported the following initiatives:

HURON HISTORY DAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017

HISTORY 3497F CRIMINALS, CRIME SCENES AND PUNISHMENT IN MEDIEVAL BRITAIN

WRITING RIGHTS, RIGHTING WRONGS: TRANSATLANTIC NARRATIVES OF RACE–an international undergraduate research conference at Huron, April 11, 2018

HURON STUDENT RESEARCH TRAVEL AWARD IN BRITISH HISTORY: Matt Patterson, inaugural recipient of the travel fellowship valued at $2500, spent reading week 2018 at the National Archives in London, UK. His research project, “Purely Politics”: Reactions of the British Government to German Espionage in the First World War, will be presented at the CURL Conference on April 12, 2018. (full schedule here)

2017 travel awards information

Travel Award budget

In 2016, the fund supported student travel and undergraduate research through Phantoms of the Past, and a lecture series inaugurated at our History Day, September 30th.

 

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