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Recent Events


500 Years Flyer

500 Years: Martin Luther & The 95 Theses

Professor Merry Wiesner-Hanks, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, will explore religious change in global context in the sixteenth century, and compare these developments to the Reformation(s) in Western Europe (More)

Sanborn Flyer

World War I & the Collapse of The Russian Empire

Dr. Joshua Sanborn, Lafayette College, will address the ways in which military operations and martial law transformed social and political life in Russia, first in the borderlands and then in the empire as a whole. He will suggest that the war produced a crisis of decolonization, complete with manifestations of state failure, social collapse, and, eventually, claims for national independence. (More)

Film Photo

History Film Series

Spring History Film Series. (More)





Past Events


History Forum featuring Professor Tim Orr

History Forum featuring Professor John Weber

What We Carry

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Study Abroad

Study Abroad (2)

Tim Orr, Philipine-American War

Maura Hametz, Senior Scholar Lecture "Serendipity and Strategy"

The Battle of Midway

Paris-Auschwitz Study Abroad Trip

Maritime History

Learning Communities

Pearson Retirement

The Philippine-American War

2011 NASOH Conference

The Ocean and the Tsar

Mindscapes of Religious Violence

Department Bus Trip to Fort Monroe

US Responses to the War

Medicine and WWI

World War I Centennial Symposium

Town-N-Gown

Remember World War I

Professor Jay Winter

Poster Exhibit (November 2015, Perry Library)

Visualizing the Great War


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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!