Revolutions on the Nines


Through a collaboration of Marietta College's History Department and the Jazz Combo, a live musical performance and conversation — Revolutions on the Nines — will take place at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23rd, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The night will feature transformative music, events, and musical events of 1929, 1959, and 1969.

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‘Driven Toward Madness’ author to speak at Marietta College on Jan. 31


Ohio native Nikki M. Taylor, Professor of History at Howard University, will talk about her most recent book Driven Toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio, at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31st. Her presentation will be held at the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas 124).


Downing chosen to participate in History Seminar on ‘The Civil War and American Memory’


Marietta College is pleased to announce that Brandon Downing, Assistant Professor of History, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to participate in a special American history seminar on “The Civil War and American Memo