The University of Arizona Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies together with St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church take great pleasure in inviting you to the 2018 Summer Lecture Series, “Religious War Beyond the Battlefield in the Reformation Era.”

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Post date: Mon, 16/07/2018 - 12:01pm

​Edward Polanco, a PhD candidate who studies colonialism and indigenous healing practices in colonial Mexico, has published a riveting article in Ethnohistory (Duke University Press). This article argues that Nahua female ttitiçih (healing ritual specialists) were much more than midwives, which is how the historiography has perceived them. If you would like to dig into this compelling consideration of titiçih and tiçiyotl (Nahua healing knowledge), you can read the full article here:... Read more

Post date: Mon, 16/07/2018 - 9:55am

 Elizabeth Garcia, a senior History major, will be interning this summer for the National Park Service at the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska. We wish you the best of luck with your internship. Congratulations Elizabeth!

Post date: Wed, 30/05/2018 - 12:22pm

PhD student Ali Atabey was one of only two doctoral students accepted for this year's NEH Summer Institute in Mediterranean, Middle East, and European Histories. In addition, Ali is also the recipient of an SBSRI summer dissertation completion fellowship. Dual Congratulations are in order!


Title of the NEH event: "NEH Summer Institute, Thresholds of Change: Modernity and Transformation in the Mediterranean, 1400-1700."

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May 16: Roger Nichols will give a paper entitled “The Wild West and Tourism", at the Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference hosted by the University of Helsinki, Finland.

May 23: Alison Futrell will be talking about “Sex and the Arena” as part of Pompeii After Hours at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, 7 pm.

May 25: Roger Nichols will give the keynote address entitled... Read more

Post date: Wed, 23/05/2018 - 11:14am

Linda Darling has been named a Senior Scholar for 2018-2019, at the Annemarie-Schimmel-Kolleg, “History and Society during the Mamluk Era (1250-1517)”, Centre for Advanced Studies, Bonn University.


Linda Darling was also awarded a CMES Faculty Research Grant for her project “From Border Province to Imperial Hub”.


Michelle Berry and Emily Wakild, ... Read more

Post date: Wed, 23/05/2018 - 11:13am

Making (Historical) Sense of Mexico

with Dr. Michael M. Brescia, Curator of Ethnohistory and Affiliated Professor of History and Law

The headlines scream that Mexico in the new millennium has become a lawless state riddled with political corruption, drug violence, and extreme inequality, which push its citizens to seek economic security across the international border in the United States. In this four-part series, Dr. Brescia will take you beyond the media headlines and... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/05/2018 - 11:47am

As a part of MESA’s commitment to involving undergraduates in the proceedings of MESA’s annual meeting, the Committee for Undergraduate Middle East Studies is once again sponsoring an Undergraduate Research Workshop to take place during the 2018 conference in San Antonio, Texas.
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April 24: The Haury Conversation:  Daniel Ellsberg and Noam Chomsky Discuss Nuclear War, at 7 pm in N120, Environment and Natural Resources 2. Hope you got your tickets, because they sold out in hours! BUT there is the digital option: for livestream information, please visit https://chomsky... Read more

Post date: Tue, 24/04/2018 - 8:59am


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