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Dr. Fabio Lanza taught his “Comparative History of World Revolutions” class as part of the Summer School program at Renmin University (Beijing). 
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Post date: Tue, 04/09/2018 - 9:42am

Listen to the Arizona Spotlight podcast with Arizona Public Media's Mark McLemore and our very own Dr. Alison Futrell here: Arizona Spotlight

Here is a summary of the interview as described on the Arizona Spotlight website:

"Cleopatra has been memorialized in fiction as a dangerous, manipulative woman, but history offers a much more complex portrait. Mark interviews Alison... Read more

Post date: Fri, 31/08/2018 - 1:15pm

Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney attended the Translating Feminism 2018 Conference in Glasgow this June, the third of three international conferencesdedicated to subjects of Translating... Read more

Post date: Thu, 30/08/2018 - 9:49am

August 28: Jonathan Rudolph, a 2016 History alumnus now working in the Arizona State Legislature, will visit the UA History Department on 8/28, and he is available to speak to History classes about internship opportunities. Please contact him directly at jcrudolph@email.arizona.edu.

August 29:  A panel... Read more

Post date: Tue, 28/08/2018 - 8:46am

Michael Brescia has been invited to join the advisory board for the journal Vindonnus, which focuses on history and cultural heritage for the Asturias region of Spain.

 

Michael Brescia has been named a 2019 Visiting Research Fellowin the T.C. Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland, Australia. He will be spending a stretch of time there next fall. 

 

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Post date: Tue, 28/08/2018 - 8:38am

Dr. Roger Nichols new book, Tombstone, Deadwood, and Dodge City: Re-Creating the Frontier West, is set to be released August 23, 2018. Don't miss out on the captivating discussion surrounding the legends of the Wild West. Here's a quick sneak peek at the book's core ideas:

 

“Shootin’—Lynchin’—Hangin’,” announces the... Read more

Post date: Mon, 20/08/2018 - 3:08pm

Cleopatra: No Submissive Woman

Dr. Alison Futrell is collaborating with SBS's new Community Classroom project to offer a new course on "Cleopatra: No Submissive Woman". See what it's all about from the professor herself at: https://www.... Read more

Post date: Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:34am

From Little Richard to Beyoncé

Cultural Blending in Music

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM AT FOX TUCSON THEATRE
Music has long been a place of polyculturality, the blending of cultures. Dr. Tyina Steptoe will examine the complexities of cultural blending at work in gospel, rhythm & blues, rock & roll, and pop music, including discussions of race, gender, and queerness... Read more
Post date: Fri, 03/08/2018 - 10:34am

Dr. Roger Nichols book, Indians in the United States and Canada: A Comparative History, is back for a second edition! An update of the 1998 original, it has three new chapters focusing on the exciting post 1945 era. The new additions mainly elucidate the decades of Native activism since the 1964 “fishins” in Washington and Oregon. The narrative examines the... Read more

Post date: Thu, 26/07/2018 - 12:44pm

Dr. Pérez recently delivered a paper entitled, "Voices from California: Spanish-Mexican and Indigenous Women's Interventions on Empire and Manifest Destiny" in the Intellectual History Meets Cultural Diversity in the Early American Republic panel at the 40th annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) held in Cleveland, Ohio on July 20, 2018.

Post date: Tue, 24/07/2018 - 8:24pm

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