Central Connecticut State University - History

History Department



We have a few core beliefs about the nature of our discipline and its role in the university and in our society. The first is that “history” is not the past; history is what we do to the past in the present. At a deeper level, history is the questions we ask about the past and the meaning we find in our answers. We engage the sources of the past, both as faculty members and as students, because the study of the past teaches us how to be human in the present. And all of this is important because as individuals and as a society, we are what we remember... read on

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