Welcome to the Department of History at UW-Madison
Welcome Home Alumni!
Join us for the Department of History Alumni Reception, October 19, 6:30-7:30 pm, Pyle Center
Who We Are
Our distinguished faculty and staff serve over 400 undergraduate majors and many other students passionate about history. We are also home to a vibrant community of some 160 graduate students.
News & Events
“Reflections in a Shattered Mirror: The First World War in German, Polish, and Russian History” Jesse Kauffman Associate Professor of History Eastern Michigan University Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00 – 5:30 PM 206 Ingraham Hall …
Frankenstein and Popular Culture Symposium Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Creation and Publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with Dr. Susan Lederer and Dr. Lester D. Friedman This film showing is part of the …
“World War 100” Marking the centennial observance of World War I, this conference brings together national and international scholars to examine the Great War and its legacy. Guest scholars include: Sir Hew Strachan, Professor of …
“The Radical Rococo: Watteau, the Satiric Musical Stage, and the Burial of Louis XIV” Georgia Cowart Case Western Reserve University Friday, October 20, 2017 4:00 PM 2441 Humanities Bldg. Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) worked briefly as …
“Asia Rising” Come hear UW-Madison History faculty Judd Kinzley, Al McCoy, and Charles Kim at Asia Rising, a panel discussion on the presence of Asia in global politics and economics. A reception for alumni and …
“”Finding the Common Measure of Nature’s Law: Arabic Philosophy at the Papal Court (1230-1290)” (Pre-circulated paper) Nicholas Jacobson UW-Madison, History Graduate Student Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5233 Humanities)
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The History Lab
Attention Students! Let us help you with your paper or research project, no matter your stage in the process.
Chair’s Welcome, Sara Spira Project, Filmmaking and History in Liberia, Historians at Work, Faculty Honors and Awards, Faculty and Emeriti Profiles, History-Making Gifts, Alumni Profiles, Grad Student Research, Wisconsin 101, and more!
Merle Curti Lecture Series
The annual Merle Curti Lectures commemorate our late colleague Merle Curti, a pioneer in the practice of American intellectual and cultural history, as well as a beloved member of our department for nearly half a century until his death in 1996.