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  • Conference in Honor of Malln and Stern

    A Conference in Honor of Florencia Mallon & Steve Stern

    “Researching, Reading, and Writing Latin American History: Theory, Method, and Politics” Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Maryland room, Marie Mount Hall University of Maryland Thursday, January 4, 2018 Mexican Cultural Insitiute, 2829 16th Street NW Washing, …

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    AHA Conference History Department Reception

    AHA Conference History Department Reception Please Join Us! Petits Plats (French and American Cuisine) 2653 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, D.C., 20008 January 6, 2018 5:00-7:00 PM R.S.V.P.  to Isaac Lee at

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    History Department 2017 Newsletter – “The Past in the Present”

    History Newsletter 2017-18 – “The Past in the Present” Chair’s Welcome Twenty Years of ARCHIVE Drunk History Nature’s Metropolis Turns 25 Wisconsin 101 Progress Report Faculty/Emeriti News News Professorships Graduate Student/Alumni Notes Undergraduate/Graduate Awards and …

  • Marie Hicks

    History of Science Brown Bag – Marie Hicks

    “Searching for Genderqueerness in the Archive” Marie Hicks UW-Madison, Department of History Upcoming History of Science brown bag: December 8th with Lynn Nyhart – Town Hall

  • Event Poster: Evan Laksmana

    Lecture: Evan Laksmana

    “Reshuffling the Deck?: Organizational Evolution, Officer Promotion, and Military Reform in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia” Evan Laksmana Doctoral Candidate Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syracuse University Senior Researcher Center of Strategic and International Studies Jakarta …

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    Lecture: Susan Brewer

    “A Place Called Home: Family and Identity on Oneida Land” with Susan Brewer Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:00 PM 7191 Helen C. White Susan Brewer investigates the history of Oneida Indian land in central New …

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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!

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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.