2018 Undergraduate Historical Review Published
May 10, 2018
The unveiling of the seventh volume of the Virginia Tech Undergraduate Historical Review took place at the Department of History Annual Undergraduate Research Showcase and Spring Tea on April 13. History master’s students Heath Furrow and Grace Hemmingson serve as managing editors, and faculty member Heather Gumbert serves as the faculty editor.
The following History majors at Virginia Tech published their work in this volume: Nala Chehade, “Paint and Politics: Analyzing the 2011 Egyptian Revolution through Graffiti”; Courtney Ebersohl, “‘We Believed It to Be Honorable Before God’: Religion in Enslaved Communities, 1840–1860”; Andrew Kapinos, “Dismantling the Myths of the Eastern Front: The Role of the Wehrmacht in the War of Annihilation”; and John Mastakas, “The Kremlin Kronicle: A Short Reflection.”
The volume concludes with the article “Meeting a Historian: An Interview with Dr. Geoffrey Megargee” by Hemmingson and Kapinos. Included as well is work by two non-Virginia Tech students: Talia Brenner, George Mason University, and Genevieve Keillor, Brown University.