Ibid. A Student History Journal Volume 9 Spring 2016

Valentine J. Belfiglio Prize Winners

Awarded by the Student Editorial Board, the Valentine J. Belfiglio Paper Prize recognizes the finest papers submitted to the journal in the calendar year. Typically, awarded to two papers, this award is a highly coveted prize. Named for Cornaro Professor of Government, Valentine J. Belfiglio, Ph.D., the award honors the professor’s commitment to academic writing and scholarly excellence.

Living History Community College Essay Contest Winners

In 2016, the Eta Nu Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta sponsored the Living History Essay Contest for community college students. Featured in introductory history courses across North Texas, this contest asked community college students to interview a friend or family member and write an essay describing how their subject experienced a specific event or moment in modern American history. Four winners, selected by the editorial board, received cash prizes, recognition at the annual History and Government banquet and publication in this journal.

Forum: Material Culture

Using lists of household possessions contained in probate inventories, these essays expand our understanding of everyday life in colonial America.

Forum: Texas History

For the first time in its nine year history, Ibid. is delighted to feature a section of essays on the diverse history of our state.

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