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 …

Professor of History Greg Sumner had two books, “Detroit in World War II” and “Michigan POW Camps in World War II,” available in select Target …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine’s op-ed, “Does Truth Matter Less Than in 1974?” was published by History News Network, Dec. 22.

Professor of History Greg Sumner will emcee The Macomb Symphony Orchestra’s concert, “Holiday Flicks,” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Macomb Center …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine led a workshop Underground Railroad for volunteers at the Michigan History Center in Lansing, Nov, 15. Finkenbine was also …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was a keynote speaker at the 2nd annual Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering in Lansing, Oct. 26. Finkenbine spoke …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented the paper, “Intersecting Migrations: Freedom Seekers, Native Americans, and the Underground Railroad in Eastern Wisconsin,” at the annual …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “The Underground Railroad: The View from Western Ohio,” to Emerson Employees Coming Together, a corporate group …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “Fugitive Slaves in Indian Country,” at Freedom Movement Pt. 2, a symposium on the Underground Railroad, …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine’s article, “The Forgotten History of the Native Americans Who Helped the Underground Railroad,” was published online by Time, Sept. …