American Studies Events

Past Events:

On Campus:

Jim Loewen, “Lies My Teacher Told Me About the Civil War—And Why It Matters.”
(Sponsored by the Sociology Department)

Off Campus:

At the Albany Institute of History and Art:
Transportation: CTDA Bus 29 South, $1.50, 33 minutes (4.89 miles from Siena College)
First in the Hearts of His Countrymen: George Washington. August 27,. 2011-May 12, 2012
Medical Matters: Albany and the Civil War: Medicine on the Home and Battle Fronts Sept. 23, 2011-Feb 26, 2012




Spring 2012:  Annual Day of Living History, Front Lawn & Kiernan Hall, Siena College.

Experience historical reenactments on Siena College's front lawn.  Reenactment groups representing the American Revolution, Civil War and the American Military in the 20th century will exhibit clothing, food, weaponry and perform military exercises.  For more information, contact the History Club at

See a short clip of the 2010 Day of Living History:


Photo by Mike Carey, used by permission