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Nature and History at the Nation's Edge: A Field Institute in Environmental and Borderlands History is a 2009 summer institute for university and college teachers, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Centered at the University of Arizona, the four-week long interdisciplinary institute draws upon the resources of the university and the region. It brings together college teachers with scholars and experts to explore the Southwest borderlands.

Activities include... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 10:22am

The Tucson chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America (composed of faculty and graduate students from the University of Arizona) would like to announce upcoming outreach programs for the Spring Semester of 2009. Community members are encouraged to attend!

HERE!

(2/13/2009)
 

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Prof. Katherine Morrissey has received a National Endowment for the Humanities
grant for "Nature and History at the Nation's Edge: A Field Institute in Environmental and Borderlands History." Designated a NEH "We the People" project, the month-long summer 2009 institute will bring 20 faculty experts together with 25 university and college faculty from around the country to the University of Arizona, for study and travel through the arid lands and historical landscapes of Arizona, New... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 9:48am

Dr Martha Few has received an SBSRI Fellowship: Research Professorship, Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Arizona, 2008-2009.

(9/18/2008)
 

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Dr Paul Milliman received the Ambassador Kazimierz Dziewanowski Memorial Award for the best doctoral dissertation on a Polish topic accepted at an American university in 2007, jointly sponsored by the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America (PIASA) and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, DC. He also received a Junior Faculty Conference Grant from UA International Affairs to present a paper at the University of Leeds in September.

(9/18/2008)
 

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Matthew J. Furlong received the American History Association's Bernadotte E. Schmitt
Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History; the Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere (also from the AHA); a grant from Program for Cultural Cooperation from the Spanish Ministry of Culture; and the fellowship for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad. The first three awards will fund dissertation research in Spain, while the... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 9:43am

Amanda Lopez received the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and have been invited to present her work on cremation and public health in Mexico at the annual Ford Fellows Conference in Washington DC in September.

(9/18/2008)
 

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Amelia Kiddle was awarded the Manuscript Society's Maass Research Grant for
travel to Argentina, Chile, and Brazil to research her dissertation "La
Politica del Buen Amigo": Mexican Relations with Latin America during the
Presidency of Lazaro Cardenas, 1934-1940."

(3/4/10)
 

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Mary Kovel received the IHR Mellon Fellowship and a grant from the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church (HSEC).

(3/2/10)
 

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The Department of History at the University of Arizona is pleased to announce that three scholars have joined the department as Assistant Professors. Dr. Benjamin Irvin specializes in the history of the early American Republic. Two scholars from Columbia University, Dr. Miranda Spieler and Dr. Fabio Lanza, bring expertise in modern France and modern China. Dr.Spieler's research focuses on the history of violence and slavery in French Guiana. Dr. Lanza, a native of Italy, studies the student... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 9:36am

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