Finding Churchill:  A Case Study in Performing Research Fieldwork ~ Noon, Thursday, January 26, 2017, in Social Sciences room 128.  Pizza and refreshments will be available!  Open to all students.

Post date: Tue, 17/01/2017 - 4:46pm

With great sadness, the History Department shares the news that Bert J. Barickman, Associate Professor of History, died on Saturday, November 12. He came to the University of Arizona as an assistant professor in 1990 and taught his last class two days before his death.  Professor Barickman enjoyed a close affiliation with Latin American Studies as well as History. A historian of Brazil and modern Latin America, his early work examined slave households and plantation agriculture in the Bahia... Read more

Post date: Tue, 29/11/2016 - 3:05pm

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Post date: Thu, 13/10/2016 - 10:00am

The History Graduate Association, or HGA, is hosting a Book Sale and iPad Raffle TOMORROW, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, in front of the Social Sciences Building!  Raffle tickets are $1 each, with all proceeds going to benefit the HGA.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Post date: Thu, 13/10/2016 - 9:53am

Edward R. Arriaga - History Undergraduate Scholarship,

Alexis W. Laubscher - J. Robert Vignery Scholarship AND the Grace & Robert Cosgrove Scholarship,

Dwayne Pierce - Robidoux History Undergraduate Scholarship,

The next undergraduate scholarship application deadline is November 15, 2016.  Please feel free to submit your applications anytime to Victoria Parker in the History Department.

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 10:08am

who wrote a final paper for her HIST 348 class in the spring that compares audience reception to the films Gone With the Wind and Song of the South when they premiered.  This paper will be published in the Arizona Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 9:39am

who has been hired by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences to be the undergraduate academic advisor for History and Latin American Studies.   Kathryn graduated from the UA's Department of History with her Ph.D. in Latin American History in 2015.  She will begin her advising duties in early-July.  Welcome, Kathryn!

Post date: Tue, 28/06/2016 - 4:05pm

History Professor Investigates Transitions in Race and Gender

Post date: Tue, 31/05/2016 - 9:34am

on his promotion to Full Curator in the Arizona State Museum!  Professor Brescia is an affiliated faculty member in the Department of History. 

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 8:45am

for successfully defending his dissertation titled, "Dios, Patria y mis Derechos: The Secularization of Patriotism and Popular Legal Culture in Revolutionary Mexico, 1917 - 1929," on Wednesday, May 4, 2016!

Post date: Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:49am


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