May 20, 2014. Chris A. Davis, a CWU History student won the Raymond A. Smith Award for Scholarship at the College of Arts and Humanities annual banquet last Monday. His paper, "I'm Going Home Before Long: Blues Music as Resistance in the Mississippi Delta," is notable for its strong scholarship and innovative use of the lyrics of Blues tunes to draw a picture of life in Mississippi's Delta area around the time of the Great Mississippi River flood of 1927.
Davis wrote the paper for Dr. Lacy Ferrell in History 481. The award is named after the late Professor Raymond A. Smith, longtime member of the CWU History Department, head of Central's Humanities Program for over 20 years and masterful raconteur.
Mark your calendars for this Thursday, February 26, 2015, when the History Club sponsors a talk by DNational Conference On Undergraduate Research
Don't Miss Out!The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will be heldApril 16-18, 201C. Farrell Fine Arts And Research Scholarship
This scholarship is available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students at Central Washington Univer