Spring history conference is March 2

The Department of History and the Beta Upsilon chapter of Phi Alpha Theta are hosting the second annual spring history conference this Friday, March 2, on the second floor of the Memorial Union. Undergraduate and graduate student presentations revolve around three historical themes: “Race and Slavery,” the “Upper Plains and the American West,” and “Military History in the Ancient Mediterranean.” The Race and Slavery panel begins at 10:30 a.m. in room 217. In the afternoon, the Upper Plains and the American West (room 211), and the Military History in the Ancient Mediterranean (room 217) panels both begin at 1 p.m. The scholarly event is open to the public, and free of charge. -- History.