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Karen MillerUrban studies professor Karen Miller will discuss her history of race and economic relations in Detroit, Tuesday on campus.

Author to discuss the history of racial inequality in Detroit

Urban studies professor Karen Miller will discuss her history of race and economic relations in Detroit, Tuesday on campus.

New awards to keep local history alive

Finding ways to cultivate interest in local heritage and history and encourage its research is the impetus behind two new awards recently created by the Department of History.

Department head Miriam Wright says the Windsor area has a fascinating history that is central to North America but there is still relatively little written about it by local historians.

“Both awards are a wish to recognize the work people in the community do to keep the history, the heritage and the stories of this region alive.” Wright says.

Paul-Matthias Tyrell poses in front of Ambassador BridgeVisiting scholar Paul-Matthias Tyrell will discuss his research into local cross-border history in a public lecture Tuesday entitled “Cars, booze and munitions: The Detroit-Windsor borderland economy in historical perspective, 1896-1946.”

Talk to focus on Windsor-Detroit history of cars, booze and guns

Visiting scholar Paul-Matthias Tyrell will discuss his research into local cross-border history in a public lecture Tuesday.

Kathleen McCroneHistory professor emeritus Kathleen McCrone will discuss Music and the Woman Question in Late-Victorian England in a public lecture Wednesday.

Lecture to consider Victorian concepts of women and music

History professor emeritus Kathleen McCrone will discuss Music and the Woman Question in Late-Victorian England in a public lecture Wednesday.