Spotlights from 2018
Students are invited to enjoy tea, snacks, and casual conversation with new UCI History Professor James Robertson. Professor Robertson specializes in the intellectual and cultural histories of Eastern Europe & the Balkans, modernism and the global history of socialism. He has a B.A. in History & Philosophy from the University of
Sydney, and a Ph.D. in History from NYU.
UCI History student Katherine Cosby has been named a 2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellow for her work researching abroad in Sao Paulo, Brazil for her dissertation "Flowers Grew Out of the Asphalt".Click here for more information
Join us for a talk with Robert Cohen (NYU, UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement Fellow) where he will place current issues of free speech on campuses into a larger historical perspective.
October 11th @ 5 - 6pm in HG 1030
The UCI Department of History is one of the 20 recipients of the American Historical Association's 2018-20 Career Diversity Implementation Grant, part of the Career Diversity for Historians initiative.Click here for more information
Professor Emeritus James Given, a scholar of medieval European History, and his wife Ruth have decided to leave a $500,000 endowment to provide travel awards for graduate students in the Department of History.Click here for more information
Vicki Ruiz, UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita of History and Chicano/Latino studies, has been named a scholar-in-residence by Occidental College's Institute for the Study of Los Angeles. "This is an exciting opportunity to work with colleagues and students in a liberal arts community where civic engagement is integral to undergraduate education." - Professor RuizClick here for more information
UCI's School of Social Sciences writes about the triple honors received by trailblazer and UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita, Vicki L. Ruiz.Click here for more information
Dr. Sellers writes about the history of community interest in protecting and restoring the Rappahannock River in Virginia, which is currently threatened by proposed changes to fracking chemical disclosure laws in the VA General Assembly. This article is part of American Rivers' "America's Most Endangered Rivers®" series.Click here for more information
Join us to hear a group of UCI undergraduate students share their historical research on everything from popular culture and identity to war and prejudice.
There will be three sessions from 10am-12pm, 12:30pm-2:30pm, and 3pm-5pm.
Visual Displays will be present all day. You are welcome to come in and out as you please.
From the left: Laurie Dickmeyer, Juan Rubio, Clare Gordon, Donors Mary
Watson-Bruce and Emily Bruce, Kacey Calahane, and Michelle Brewster.
Not pictured: Donor Justin McCrary, husband of Emily Bruce
Apply for enrollment in the Fall 2018 History Internship Program (History 197)! Internship opportunities include museums, libraries, schools, academic journals and more. Click image for more info and join us for an info session on Thursday, April 26th at 2:00pm in KH 200E!Click here for more information
The UCI History Graduate Student Association invites you to its 2018 conference, Living History: Understanding the Past Through the Present, on Friday, April 27th in Doheny A at the UCI Student Center. This year's conference features a broad range of research topics, and includes a Career Diversity Panel and keynote from Dr. Alice Wexler.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Join the History Department & the Anteater Historical Association to learn about your career options from a panel of successful history graduates!
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All students are welcome to apply to be part of our showcase of undergraduate research on May 17. Apply before April 15th (disregard date on image). Click for conference & application details.Click here for more information
"One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy" featuring Dr. Carol Anderson (Emory University)
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Third edition of "China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know" tackles historic and current events and issues that matter today.Click here for more information
Thursday, March 8th
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Please join us for presentations that will center on undergraduate student and faculty research and writing in support of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life and Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies.Click here for more information
Join us for a day full of discussion about Brazil's past, present, and future. Click for full schedule and other information.Click here for more information
Nicole LaBouff is an alumna of the UCI History Graduate Program & now serves as the Assistant Curator of Textiles at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
This talk is free and open to the public, lunch will be served.
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