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The Department of History is committed to pursuing excellence in historical scholarship and teaching across many different time periods and research interests. Its outstanding faculty specializes in a wide array of historical issues and themes that transcend particular regions and periods. Courses connect undergraduate and graduate students with the excitement of historical discovery and provide a rigorous training in researching and analyzing the human past.

Attention Undergraduates:

History's Open House is now scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017!  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. 

Check out History's listing of courses for SPRING 2018

History's Course Offerings for Spring 2018

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All pre-1800 and non-US courses are now included with the course descriptions in the Class Roster and Courses of Study.

Pre-1800 is now coded as HPE

Non-US is now coded as HNU

Graduate History Colloquium Series - Fall 2017

The graduate history colloquium, now offered as a 1 credit course (Hist 6006), will meet on Wednesdays, 12:15-1:45pm, in 365 McGraw Hall for the Fall 2017 semester.

October 18:  Nick Bujalski  - "'From the Walls of the Prison We Send our Brotherly Greetings': Constructing Imperial Russian Prison Martyrologies in the Autumn of 1861"