Registration for Summer 2010 course began April 15, 2010. To view the History Department's summer session course listings click HERE


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The Department of History hosts its own Commencement Brunch and Ceremony twice
each year, at the end of the spring and fall semesters. Ours is a rigorous
academic program, and our commencement celebration is meant to honor personally
each graduate's achievements.

This semester, our History Commencement event is scheduled for THURSDAY, MAY 13,
2010, at 9:30am until approximately 12:00 noon, at Inn Suites Hotel, at 475 N. Granada Street (SW corner of
6th... Read more

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This course will focus on the institution of slavery in antiquity, beginning in ArchaicGreece and following the practice of enslavement and the lived experience of slavery untilthe 5th-century decline and transformation of the Roman west. Along the way, we willexplore the multitude of slaveries that existed throughout the Mediterranean, looking atthe relationship between slavery... Read more

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Wednesday, March 10
Harvill 204
5:00 p.m.
Dr. Gregory Aldrete, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
The Eternal City Goes Under: Floods of the Tiber
(Co-sponsored by the AIA and the Departments of History and Classics)

Monday, March 22
Chavez 110
5:00 p.m.
Dr. Nejib Ben Lazreg, Institut National du Patrimoine, Tunisia
Roman Mosaics of Tunisia
(Co-sponsored by the Kress Foundation, the AIA and the Departments of History and... Read more

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Alexander Goetting, a history major, will spend the spring semester in Turkey, funded at $4,000. Andrew is one of over a dozen UA students have been named Gilman Scholars, earning a collective $70,000 in scholarship funds to conduct research and study abroad during the spring and summer semesters of 2010. Established in 2000 as part of the International Academic Opportunity Act, the program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of... Read more

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Four Graduate Students from the University of Arizona's History department will be giving lectures on the theme "Pilgrimage" in the Bloom Music Center at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 440 N. Campbell Avenue. The lectures are on Sunday mornings, and begin at 10:15.

The dates, speakers and subjects are as follows:

July 26: Sean Clark
Umbilicus Mundi: Jerusalem as a Medieval Pilgrimage Destination.

August 2: Paul Buehler
Roma Caput Mundi:... Read more

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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

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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!



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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

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


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