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.
SAVE THE DATE ~ History's Open House
- Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
- When: 4:30pm
- Where: 437 McGraw Hall
- What: Interested in History....come for more information on the Major, Minor, CHS, Courses that will be offered, the faculty!
Pre-1800 is now coded as HPE
Non-US is now coded as HNU
Graduate History Colloquium Series - Fall 2019
The graduate history colloquium, is now offered as a 1 credit course (Hist 6006). The Fall 2019 colloquium series will meet on Tuesdays, 12:15-1:30pm, in B02 White Hall.
Tuesday, September 24: Benedetta Carnaghi, "Betraying Your Own: Jewish Spies and the Deportation of the Jews in WWII"
Tuesday, October 1: Amanda Bosworth, "'Now or Never!': Americans Take Up Russian Sealing in the Pribilofs, 1867-1910"
Tuesday, October 8: Juan Fernandez, "The 'Colonial' Photograph"
Tuesday, October 22: Grant Writing Workshop with Historians Are Writers (HAW)
Tuesday, October 29: Daniel Dawson, "Navigating Spanish-Catholic Authority: African Religiosity and Mobility in Early Modern Cartagena de Indias"
Tuesday, November 5: Samantha Wesner, "Revolutionary Electricity in 1790: Shock, Consensus, and the Birth of a Political Metaphor"
Tuesday, November 19: Aimée Plukker, "Holidays in Europe. Post-war American tourism and the making of ‘the West’ (1945-1960)"
Tuesday, December 3: Giovanni Miglianti, "'Clothing People in Words': Testimony and Exposure in Italian Holocaust Literature"