History doctoral student Ryan Huey’s article on the history of marijuana laws in Michigan appears in the Lansing State Journal: https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2018/02/08/recreational-medical-marijuana-legal-michigan-john-leni-sinclair-hash-bash/971540001/
Doctoral candidate Eddie Bonilla was awarded a Merrill Travel Grant by the Organization of American Historians for the upcoming 2018 conference to be held in Sacramento. Roughly five awards are presented annually to help sponsor the travel-related costs of graduate students who are confirmed as participants on the OAH conference program.
History Department co-sponsors talk with longtime activist John Sinclair on March 31
Javier Pescador documentary on youth and arts in Michigan Juvenile system was accepted by the Antigua Global Community and Film Festival. February 27-28 Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. See link: http://www.commffest.com/media-gallery/detail/213/844
Massive Data Project Will Help People Identify Enslaved Ancestors Michigan State’s ‘Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade’ will combine available historical data on slavery into one searchable hub