Archive for Glenn Kranking

Gustavus Adolphus Day Commemoration in Chapel

Chapel Talk: Gustavus Adolphus Day November 7, 2011 Today we remember Gustav II Adolf – king of Sweden from 1611-1632 and namesake of our college. Yesterday, November 6, marked the 379th anniversary of his death on a battlefield in Lützen, Germany during the Thirty Years’ War. Since his death, numerous individuals have created mythical images […]

Digital History Projects

As the final component of the January Interim Experience course “History Bytes: History in the Digital Age,” students were asked to work in groups to research a topic and produce a digital project. The three groups all selected aspects of Gustavus history and spent the month researching in the college archives, interviewing people, and deciding […]

History Bytes this January

In addition to Tyler Johnson’s course, the history department is also offering a course on digital history for January term. The class will discuss how historians research and present our findings using new media, and will include discussions on Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and historically-themed games. The course is listed as HIS 217-001 and will meet […]