Congratulations to Julia Clancy-Smith, whose latest book, Mediterraneans, has won the 2011 Alf Andrew Heggoy Book Prize from the French Colonial Historical Society (Société d'histoire coloniale française).

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Congratulations to Paul Buehler and Lizzy Ellis-Marino, who were awarded Fulbright Fellowships for 2011-2012. Paul will conduct his dissertation research in Austria, and Lizzy will conduct her dissertation research in Germany.

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Winners of the Spring 2010 Ursula Lamb Arizona Senior Prize were announced at the Department of History's Spring Commencement Brunch and Ceremony, held at the Inn Suites Hotel on Thursday, May 13, 2010. This recognition and monetary award is given annually to the authors of the best research papers in our History 396A classes. This semester, the Department offers its congratulations to the following students, who are being awarded the Prize:

Timothy Kinney
Nominated by... Read more

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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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Department of History
Cesar E. Chavez
Main Office, Room 415 
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