The following question is frequently asked about the History major and related subjects:
Q: Does credit earned on the European Studies program count toward the Major?
A: Yes, the Western Europe option of European Studies brings credit for TWO three-hour courses. The Classical option of ES brings credit for ONE three-hour course in European history–the same principles apply as above.

Useful Links

This page provides an assortment of links to history reference and research websites, national history organizations, and additional resources. We hope you find them helpful.


American Historical Association
Sewanee Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society


Encyclopedia Britannica
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
Library of Congress
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Reference On-Line
The Chronicle of Higher Education


duPont Library
Sewanee Writing Center
Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

King Prizes for Excellence in History

King Prizes for Excellence in History established by Edward B. King, Class of 1957, and awarded annually to outstanding history majors selected by the department. Awarded for outstanding academic achievement and research.

Anita S. Goodstein Lectureship in Women's History

The Anita S. Goodstein Lectureship in Women's History was created in 1998 in recognition of Dr. Goodstein's significant contributions as a professor, colleague, and friend. Dr. Goodstein and her family were members of the Sewanee community for over forty years.

Cushman Scholarship

Professor Emeritus Joseph Cushman, who taught in the History Department from 1968 to 1990, has created a fund that will provide two scholarships each year for outstanding Sewanee history majors. The fund is a testament to what one person can do with a good idea, unflagging dedication, and a little help from his friends.

Previous Goodstein Lecturers

Click through to see a full list of previous Goodstein Lecturers.