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Spotlights from 2018

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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.

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Apply now for the Advanced Research Seminar!
Apply now for the Advanced Research Seminar!    (11/09/18)

Applications for History 193/194, a two-quarter research seminar, are open now. Click image for details.

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Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Katherine Cosby!
Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Katherine Cosby!    (11/09/18)

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".

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"What would happen if we placed the lives of Filipino women at the center of a transnational narrative about U.S. and Philippine histories?"

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Anteater Historical Association Kick-Off Meeting
Anteater Historical Association Kick-Off Meeting    (10/12/18)

Join our History Club for the first meeting of the year on October 11th at 4:00pm in KH 126! All students are welcome.

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   (10/12/18)

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

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The UCI History Department receives a 2018–20 Career Diversity Implementation Grant from the AHA!
The UCI History Department receives a 2018–20 Career Diversity Implementation Grant from the AHA!    (10/08/18)

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.

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UCI Professor Emeritus of History Makes Legacy Gift
UCI Professor Emeritus of History Makes Legacy Gift    (10/04/18)

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.

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Vicki Ruiz named scholar-in-residence at Occidental's Institute for the Study of L.A.
Vicki Ruiz named scholar-in-residence at Occidental's Institute for the Study of L.A.    (10/04/18)

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 Ruiz

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UCI History Welcome Week Orientation
UCI History Welcome Week Orientation    (09/28/18)

Calling all undergraduates! Join us during Welcome Week to learn all about our program and the opportunities available to you.
Wednesday, 9/26
11:00am
KH 126

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Triple Honors Make an Outstanding Year for UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita Vicki L. Ruiz
Triple Honors Make an Outstanding Year for UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita Vicki L. Ruiz    (09/13/18)

UCI's School of Social Sciences writes about the triple honors received by trailblazer and UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita, Vicki L. Ruiz.

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Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Jason Sellers, UCI History Ph.D. (2010)
Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Jason Sellers, UCI History Ph.D. (2010)    (09/10/18)

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.

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A Year In Review: 2017-2018
A Year In Review: 2017-2018    (09/10/18)

Check out the accomplishments of our students and faculty this year!

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The Fourth Annual Undergraduate History Conference is May 17th
The Fourth Annual Undergraduate History Conference is May 17th    (05/30/18)

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.

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Doctoral student recipients of the Dickson Bruce Dissertation Research Award meet with donors Mary Watson-Bruce and Emily Bruce.
Doctoral student recipients of the Dickson Bruce Dissertation Research Award meet with donors Mary Watson-Bruce and Emily Bruce.    (05/08/18)

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

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Applications now open for the Fall 2018 History Internship Program!
Applications now open for the Fall 2018 History Internship Program!    (05/08/18)

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!

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2018 History Graduate Student (HGSA) Conference: Friday, April 27th
2018 History Graduate Student (HGSA) Conference: Friday, April 27th    (05/04/18)

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!

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Career Paths: A Career Panel for History Majors & Any Student Planning for their Future
Career Paths: A Career Panel for History Majors & Any Student Planning for their Future    (05/04/18)

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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Apply to the 2018 Undergraduate History Conference
Apply to the 2018 Undergraduate History Conference    (04/17/18)

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.

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The Fourth Annual Keith L. Nelson Lecture in U.S. International History
The Fourth Annual Keith L. Nelson Lecture in U.S. International History    (04/17/18)

"One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy" featuring Dr. Carol Anderson (Emory University)

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Spring Quarter Kick-Off
Spring Quarter Kick-Off    (04/09/18)

Join the Anteater Historical Association to meet fellow History majors and learn about the Undergraduate Research Conference, the History Internship Program and more!

Thursday 4/5 @ 2:00pm, KH 200E

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Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom & PhD alumna Maura Cunningham co-write book on contemporary China
Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom & PhD alumna Maura Cunningham co-write book on contemporary China    (04/02/18)

Third edition of "China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know" tackles historic and current events and issues that matter today.

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Spring Courses in the History Department
Spring Courses in the History Department    (04/02/18)

Click to see the courses we are offering this Spring! (Make sure that "S18" is selected in the drop down menu.)

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Magnifying Generative Imaginaries and Transformative Relational Ethnic Studies Research and Writing
Magnifying Generative Imaginaries and Transformative Relational Ethnic Studies Research and Writing    (03/05/18)

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.

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XVII Southern California Conference of Brazilian Studies
XVII Southern California Conference of Brazilian Studies    (02/21/18)

Join us for a day full of discussion about Brazil's past, present, and future. Click for full schedule and other information.

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Forum for the Academy & Public presents
Forum for the Academy & Public presents    (02/21/18)

This event takes place on February 9-10, 2018. It is free and open to the public. Preregistration recommended. Click for more

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Winter Enrollment Open Now
Winter Enrollment Open Now    (01/25/18)

Click to see the courses we will be offering this Winter!

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   (01/03/18)

Please join us on Thursday, December 7th from 4:00pm-5:30pm in KH 126 for the "Historians @ Work" Panel. Coffee and snacks will be served.

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Naturalizing the Empire: Women Plant Collectors and the Making of British Botany c. 1785-1810
Naturalizing the Empire: Women Plant Collectors and the Making of British Botany c. 1785-1810    (01/03/18)

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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