On Sept. 15, Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk on “The Indigenous Underground Railroad” at Latrobe University in Melbourne, Australia. …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine was recently quoted in USA Today in an article titled, “A woman enslaved by a major Harvard …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine presented a paper on “What an Odawa/Ojibwa Oral Tradition Tells Us About Michigan’s Underground Railroad” on May …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine co-presented in an International Underground Railroad Month webinar on May 11, 2022. The webinar promoted how communities …

On May 6, Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk on “Native Americans and Freedom Seekers: A Hidden History” to …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine made a virtual presentation on “The Indigenous Underground Railroad” as part of a lecture series sponsored and …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine was a panelist for a virtual symposium, “A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine’s op-ed “What Will We Lose if the Anti-CRT Movement Wins?” was recently published by the History News …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk, entitled “Much Apu about Nothing: What Caused the Civil War,” to the Abraham …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine presented “An Odawa Take about Michigan’s Underground Railroad” at the fourth annual Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine spoke virtually Sept. 16 on “The Robert Cromwell Rescue” as part of a four-week series on the …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine co-presented the webinar “To Freedom and Back: The Nelson Hackett Case and Its Legacy” on July 16. …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed by CBC Radio about Indigenous connections to the Underground Railroad. The program aired on June 13. Read excerpts …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave two plenary talks as part of a virtual conference on “Nineteenth-Century America: Fiends, Fugitives, and Friends,” June 2, The …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented the paper, “William Swan among the Greensky Indians,” at the virtual Midwestern History Conference, May 26. The paper told …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented as part of a national webinar to promote International Underground Railroad Month, May 19. The webinar was co-sponsored …

Professor of History and department co-chair Greg Sumner presented the talk, “Living with the Enemy,” based on his book Michigan POW camps in World War …

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer reappointed Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine to a four-year term on the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission, which preserves, protects and …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine‘s op-ed, “Racist Zoombombing the Latest Application of Technology by White Supremacists,” was published by History News Network, Feb. 28.

Associate Professor of History Diane Robinson-Dunn’s work, “Five Victorian women travelers in the Ottoman world, 1840-91,” was published in Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History: Britain, …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine co-presented the webinar, “Teaching the Underground Railroad,” with Oakland University Development and Educational Studies Instructor Carol Bacak-Egbo, Sept. 23. …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “A Slave Couple Crosses Lake Erie, 1820,” as part of a webinar Freedom Seekers Traveling the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine participated in a panel for the webinar, “The Fluid Frontier Revisited: The Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland,” …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on Travel Michigan about the upcoming Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering, airing on state radio stations, Aug. …

Professor of History Greg Sumner was quoted in the Detroit Free Press for his insights into a little known story of Michigan World War II …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on the “Underground Railroad in Missouri” by the National Park Service’s Slave Stampedes Project, based at Dickinson …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented at national webinar, informing and mobilizing efforts to designate September as International Underground Railroad Month. The event was …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine wrote the History News Network article, “It’s time for white parents to have the talk with their children,” June …

Professor of History Greg Sumner’s op-ed was recently published by the Detroit Free Press.  The article speaks to the Italian campaign in World War II …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was quoted in the Truthout op-ed, “Formerly Incarcerated People Should Be Compensated for Telling Their Stories,” May 17. The …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published an invited article, “Black Abolitionists and the Fifteenth Amendment,” on the National Park Service website. The article highlights …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the article, “Teaching the Underground Railroad,” on michiganology.org, the digital arm of the Michigan History Center. Read the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on WDET about the Nancy and Sean Cotton Collection of American Art, 1850-1940 on exhibit at the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the op-ed, “The Erasure of Slavery at Sullivan’s Island,” Feb. 10. Finkenbine gave the talk, “The Underground Railroad: …

Associate Professor of History Diane Robinson-Dunn’s article, “Penser les liens entre les orientalismes francais et britannique: L’etude de l’esclavage et de son abolition en afrique …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine spoke to Microsoft health care executives about the work of the Equal Justice Initiative, and related local efforts aimed …