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Internationalizing Reconstruction, 16-17 February 2017

Published: Feb 2nd, 2017

The History Department is proud to announce the inaugural Richard J. Milbauer lecture series in the history of the US South. The 2017 program will engage scholars from diverse perspectives to rethink… Read More

Round Table Discussion on Biography and History

Published: Feb 1st, 2017

Please join us for a round table discussion on “Biography as/and History” on Monday, 6 February at 4:00 pm in the History Department conference room, 005 Keene-Flint Hall. History as… Read More

Stamped From the Beginning Racking Up the Honors

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

It has been an exciting couple of months in UF’s History Department.  Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s most recent book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Read More

CES Commemorates the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Published: Oct 12th, 2016

With the help of a grant from the Hungarian Initiatives Foundation, the Center for European Studies is hosting a series of events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1956… Read More

UF in Cambridge (and Paris)!

Published: Sep 28th, 2016

In 2016 there were 15 students on the UF in Cambridge Program, led by Professor Sheryl Kroen and teaching assistant, Elyssa Gage. Our group included a rich mixture of majors:… Read More

Speaker Series on Empire, Religion, & Ethnicity in Europe and Beyond

Published: Sep 9th, 2016

A new speaker series will feature new and cutting-edge work of historians working on questions relating to ‘multicultural Europe’ in earlier historic moments.  The History Department is a co-sponsor of… Read More

Humanities Center Speaker Series on Death

Published: Sep 6th, 2016

The History Department is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016-17 Speaker Series from the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere called Death: Confronting the Great Divide.… Read More

Nancy Hunt’s New Book on Violence and Medicine in Colonial Congo

Published: Aug 31st, 2016

The History Department congratulates our new colleague, Dr. Nancy Rose Hunt, on the publication of her book entitled, A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo with Duke University… Read More

Nina Caputo’s New Graphic History on Medieval Religion

Published: Jul 29th, 2016

The History Department congratulates Dr. Nina Caputo on her new graphic history, published with Oxford University Press, entitled Debating Truth: The Barcelona Disputation of 1263.  This creative blend of art,… Read More

Elizabeth Dale’s New Book on Police Torture in Chicago

Published: May 27th, 2016

The History Department congratulates Elizabeth Dale on the publication of her new book, Robert Nixon and Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1971.  We’ve all heard of Richard Wright’s famous novel from… Read More