Teaching Comparative Urban Studies through Food in Lyon, France
History PhD candidate Dan Holland reports on the mini-course in urban studies he taught to gradaute students at Jean Monnet University in Saint-Étienne as part of Pitt’s cooperative agreement with Jean Monnet University and Sciences Po Lyon.
Students visit plantation, learn about local history of slavery
“Usually when we talk about slavery, my students are really blown away that there was slavery in the Pittsburgh area. Students would say, ‘I’ve never heard of this. I thought slavery was down south. We never were taught that,’” explains Professor Larry Glasco.
Symposium on the Legacy of Samuel Hays (1921-2017), Distinguished Service Professor of History Emeritus