History in Action

At Boston College, the study of history is attuned to the ever-changing present. Explore some of the ways our students and faculty are connecting the study of history with the city around them and the world beyond.

The History Department is home to a new, state-of-the-art podcasting studio. Open to all students, the studio is located on the third floor of Stokes Hall.

Global Boston is a digital project based at BC that chronicles immigration to Greater Boston since the early 19th century. The site features capsule histories, photographs, maps, oral histories, and more.

The Collaborative Digital Projects Lab (CDPL) is a space for scholars at all levels to explore and develop their ideas about scholarship with digital aspects, from textual analysis to charts, tables, and mapping.

Studying History in Boston

Greater Boston is an ideal place to engage with American history and people from around the world. Explore historic landmarks, world-class museums, and much more.

History in Boston