History Updates Newsletter

February 4, 2019


February 4, 2019


Ute Lotz-Heumann, as editor, is most gratified to announce the appearance of A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between, published by Routledge in honor of Susan C. Karant-Nunn, our worthy colleague emerita! Click here for further information.

Ute Lotz-Heumann also welcomes the publication of her chapter on “Confessionalization is Dead, Long Live the Reformation? Reflections on Historiographical Paradigm Shifts on the Occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation,” in Multiple Reformations? The Many Faces and Legacies of the Reformation, ed. Jan Stievermann and Randall C. Zachman (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018): 127-137.

On January 13, Ute gave a lecture on “The Spread of the Protestant Reformation in Europe” at Catalina Foothills Church. 


February 7:  Professor Julia Adeney Thomas (University of Notre Dame) will assess “The Historian’s Task in the Anthropocene” in the Student Union Memorial Center's Sabino Room, from 5- 6:30 pm. Venture forth and learn!

February 8: You may want to seize the opportunity to attend LUNCH with Dr. Julia Adeney Thomas on Friday in the Learning Services Bldg., room 107, from 12:30 - 2 pm. Please RSVP to Katherine Morrissey so that she can arrange for enough food.

February 10: Ute Lotz-Heumann is lecturing on “Vitriol and Propaganda in the Reformation Era” at Catalina Foothills Church.

February 12: AIA Kress Lecturer Troels Myrup Kristensen (Aarhus University) will advise us all on “Connecting the Dots: New Perspectives on Mobility and Gathering in Ancient Mediterranean Sanctuaries”. Find those archaeo-social perspectives at 5:30 pm in Biosci West 219! Nummy tidbits from AIA!

February 22: The Division presents Professor Michael North (University of Greifswald, Germany) who will talk about his research on “Global Communication and the Rise of the Dutch Republic in the Early Modern Period”. The event will take place at 3:00 pm in the Louise Foucar Marshall Building, Room 341.

February 27: Sofia Zepeda takes the lectern for the History Brown Bag! Come out for “Sailors and Women, Broadsides, and Prints”! Chávez 406A at noon.

March 3: Roger Nichols will discuss his book Tombstone, Deadwood, and Dodge City; Re-creating the Frontier West at the “Violence in the West” session at the upcoming Tucson Festival of Books. Find him at 11:30 am in Special Collections at the Main Library.

March 13: Ruth Oropeza will offer insights from her research for the History Brown Bag series! Chávez 406A at noonish. Details on the way!

April 10: Eric Tippeconnic will discuss his work for the History Brown Bag series, in Chávez 406Aat noon or so. Anticipate more specifics!


February 5:  Beth Plummer will present a talk on “Ringing Bells and Singing Hymns: Religious Fluidity, Hybridity, and Conflict in the Devotional Cultures of North German Convents” at the Forschungs colloquium zur Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit (a.k.a. the Research Colloquium on Early Modern History), hosted by the Freie Universität in Berlin.

February 26: Alison Futrell will speak on“Cleopatra: Barge of Heaven” for the AIA Society at Yale University.

February 27: Alison Futrell will give a talk on “Memorializing Boudica” at George Washington University for the D.C. AIA Society.

February 28: Alison Futrellwill hold forth on “Sex, Blood, and Power: Arena Spectacle in the Roman Empire”at the Catholic University of America, for the D.C. AIA Society. 

April 12: Jaynie Adams will be presenting a paper titled “Un/Preserved Memories: Neighborhood Naming and Contested Spaces in Tucson, Arizona” at the Arizona History Conference in Prescott.

April 11-13:  The 60th Annual Arizona History Convention will take place in Prescott, Arizona. This year’s theme is Preserving the West.  More information can be found here. Will you be there? 


January 15- February 12: Roger Nichols is collaborating with the College of Humanities to offer a seminar course on “The American West in Myth and Reality”. Click here to check it out!

March 26- April 30: Ute Lotz-Heumann is giving a course for the SBS Community Classroom, on “The History of Ireland”. Find out more here


Vicki has officially retired as of last Thursday, January 31st. If you would like to contact her directly, please do so via her UA email (vrparker@email.arizona.edu). If, however, you have a question about events, processes, and procedures, do please come to us in the main office before sending her a message. (She left detailed instructions!) In addition, you may ask for her home address from Katrina or Elena.

The History Department has a new list serve, which is designed to be a communication tool between any and all campus historians!  It is HistoriansAtUA@list.arizona.edu.

Fear the cotton-y shirt! The new History Department t-shirts are still stump-sloshing in the vicinity! Find them in a stunning variety of sizes, from S to 4XL! They unroll their soft and absorbent arms toward you! Available in gobbet-of-flesh red, putrefaction blue (a.k.a. “navy”) and gray matter gray, they are a mere $15 each and all proceeds benefit the Department of History. Stuff your vulnerable head through a neck-hole now!



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