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Spotlights from 2017

Professor Renee Raphael publishes new book.
Professor Renee Raphael publishes new book.    (11/21/17)

"Reading Galileo" traces the fate Galileo's 1638 "Two New Sciences", considered today the foundation of modern physics. How did readers judge and evaluate this book, a work written by a man censured by the Catholic Church?

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   (11/13/17)

Join us for a talk by Historian Robin Derby, followed by a community dinner. RSVP by email to englers@uci.edu. Click for details.

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   (11/07/17)

Join us for a discussion and signing of two new books: "The Chinese Typewriter" and "Personal Stereo".

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Writing About Jerusalem
Writing About Jerusalem    (11/07/17)

A Conversation with Journalist &
Author Paola Caridi and UCI Historian Mark Levine

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A Conversation with Dr. Emily Baum & Dr. David Fedman
A Conversation with Dr. Emily Baum & Dr. David Fedman    (10/23/17)

Dr. Baum & Dr. Fedman consistently receive prestigious research fellowships and glowing student evaluations. Dr. David Igler sat down with the two historians of Asia to discuss their work and experiences at UCI.

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The Department of History welcomes all returning and new students!
The Department of History welcomes all returning and new students!    (10/11/17)

We also welcome and offer support to all undocumented students enrolled in our classes or major in History. We encourage you to read the statement of support offered by U.C. President Janet Napolitano. For further information about resources for undocumented students at UCI, please visit or contact the Dream Resource Center. (Click for Links)

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An Evening with Journalist & Author Lenora Chu
An Evening with Journalist & Author Lenora Chu    (10/04/17)

3:30-4:30: Book talk and signing of "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve". (Moderator: Yong Chen)
5:00-6:30pm: "Where is China Heading?": A Conversation with Lenora Chu & NPR's Rob Schmitz. (Moderator: Jeffrey Wasserstrom)

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Class of 2017: Nichole Grimes
Class of 2017: Nichole Grimes    (09/29/17)

Meet Nichole Grimes: honors student, graduate-level researcher and future librarian.

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UCI Department of History: 2016-2017
UCI Department of History: 2016-2017    (09/29/17)

Click to see a list of our students' and faculty members' achievements and accolades from the last year!

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Becoming Revolutionaries: A Conference in Honor of Timothy Tackett
Becoming Revolutionaries: A Conference in Honor of Timothy Tackett    (09/25/17)

Join us to honor Professor Emeritus Timothy Tackett. Click for a full conference schedule.

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Class of 2017: Lauren Kerner
Class of 2017: Lauren Kerner    (06/05/17)

Lauren Kerner is one of the most distinguished students at UCI. Click to learn more about her accomplishments and see where she will be going after graduation!

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Undergraduate History Conference
Undergraduate History Conference    (05/30/17)

Join us on May 18th to see 25 wonderful research presentations in Humanities Gateway 1030.

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Class of 2017: Yareli Castro Sevilla
Class of 2017: Yareli Castro Sevilla    (05/15/17)

History & Political Science major & first-generation student Yareli Castro Sevilla has dedicated her life to fighting for immigrant rights. The School of Social Sciences recently sat down with Yareli, the winner of the 2016 "Vicki L. Ruiz Undergraduate Scholarship in History".
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Workshop & Lecture with Ashley Glassburn Falzetti
Workshop & Lecture with Ashley Glassburn Falzetti    (05/08/17)

Ashley Glassburn Falzetti, assistant professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Eastern Michigan University, will be joining us for a workshop & lecture exploring problems in archives,

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   (04/28/17)

Ryan Tucker Jones from the University of Oregon will speak about writing the history of whale culture, and rewriting colonial history.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 3rd annual Undergraduate History Conference
CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 3rd annual Undergraduate History Conference    (04/28/17)

The Third Annual Undergraduate History Conference is May 18th. Submit your presentation proposals now!

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Student Spotlight: Hector
Student Spotlight: Hector    (04/19/17)

On the benefits of studying history:
"Instead of treating things as black & white, you develop the skills required to see how things are interconnected. In the current political climate, having the ability to connect the past to the present and critically analyze the situation is a valuable asset."

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2017 Keith L. Nelson Lecture in U.S. International History
2017 Keith L. Nelson Lecture in U.S. International History    (04/17/17)

Fredrik Logevall, Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, will be giving the Third Annual Keith L. Nelson Lecture in U.S. International History: "Do Leaders Make History?: Reflections on the American Presidency".

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Professor Allison Perlman publishes new book
Professor Allison Perlman publishes new book    (04/03/17)

"Both interesting and informative, Public Interests makes an extremely valuable contribution to our understanding of media activism in the United States." Heather Hendershot, author of What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

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Check out the great courses we are offering in the Spring!
Check out the great courses we are offering in the Spring!    (03/13/17)

Learn about coffee, religion, Armenia, maps, food, Iran, genocide, Jewish cultures, Gandhi and more this Spring!

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Houri Berberian joins UCI's School of Humanities as Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies
Houri Berberian joins UCI's School of Humanities as Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies    (03/13/17)

Houri Berberian, Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies and Professor of History

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Re-Visiting Our History of Immigration
Re-Visiting Our History of Immigration    (03/13/17)

Undergraduate student workshop & activity in support of enriching our investigation of immigration history.
RSVP with Dr. Ana Rosas (arosas1@uci.edu).

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A human(e)ities approach to immigration detention centers
A human(e)ities approach to immigration detention centers    (03/06/17)

UCI history lecturer and alumna Kristina Shull works to give voice to detained immigrants and bring transparency to the system

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History Department Statement on the Trump Administration's Executive Order
History Department Statement on the Trump Administration's Executive Order    (03/06/17)

The faculty, staff and graduate students of the UCI History Department have written a statement condemning the Executive Order dated January 27, 2017 issued by President Donald J. Trump, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States".

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Cooking with Professor Rosas
Cooking with Professor Rosas    (02/21/17)

Learn about culinary traditions and eat fresh mole, churros and tortillas! RSVP & get more info at bit.ly/eatmole

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   (02/16/17)

Come watch the award-winning Guatemalan film, "Ixcanul (Volcano)" and join us for a discussion on trans-generational narratives.

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8 Questions for History Major Gabrielle Wood
8 Questions for History Major Gabrielle Wood    (02/06/17)

Gabrielle Wood shares her thoughts on studying history at UCI.

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China: Beyond the Stereotypes
China: Beyond the Stereotypes    (02/01/17)

Join us in a conversation with authors working in varied genres who strive in their work to get beyond the stereotypes and fantasies that obscure American views of China and, for that matter, Chinese views of the United States as well.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
5:45 pm
HG1030

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