Welcome to Oracle: The History Journal of Boston College

Oracle is Boston College's primary venue for undergraduate historical scholarship. Founded in 2019, Oracle serves as a resource for current and prospective students of history, whether at Boston College or otherwise. By showcasing exemplary undergraduate scholarship, Oracle also seeks to guide, inspire, and celebrate the next generation of historians. 

Sponsored by the Boston College Department of History, Oracle is guided by the belief that the study of history is important to more fully understanding the complexities of our modern, globalized world. 

Whether you are an author, researcher, librarian, or otherwise interested reader, we hope that the scholarship featured by Oracle is an informative and engaging source for further study.

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Dennis J. Wieboldt III and Mckayla Yoo

Editors In-Chief