Apr 17, 2014

USD to host 49th annual Student History Conference is April 24

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Graduate and undergraduate students from several regional universities and colleges will present papers at the University of South Dakota’s 49th annual Student History Conference on Thursday 24 April. Professor Michael Hoff, Hixon-Lied Professor of Art History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will deliver the plenary address at 11:30 a.m., “Pirates and Romans: Ancient Cities and Rough Cilicia.”

Sponsored by the USD Department of History and the Zeta Mu Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history, the conference begins at 9:30 a.m. and will run to 5 p.m. at the Muenster University Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the USD Department of History at history@usd.edu or visit www.usd.edu/history.

About The University of South Dakota
Founded in 1862, The University of South Dakota is designated as the only public liberal arts university in the state and is home to a comprehensive College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, the state's only School of Law, School of Medicine, the accredited Beacom School of Business and the College of Fine Arts. USD has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students taught by more than 400 faculty members. More information is available at www.usd.edu/press/news.

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Peter Carrels
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