University of Wisconsin–Madison

Welcome to the Department of History at UW-Madison

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.

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Summer Courses

Summer session courses are now enrolling! Check out History’s summer courses – online, ethnic studies, Comm. B, and more. Details here.

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Majors In Action

Work one-on-one with distinguished historians! Get research funding! Publish and present your work! More here…

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Department Newsletter

The latest History Department newsletter, “The Past in the Present,” along with the newsletter archive is available here…

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Wed 18

8-week summer session

June 18 - August 10
Aug 27

2018 New Faculty Welcome

August 27 @ 11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Aug 27

New TA Training

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Aug 28

New Student Orientation

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 30

History Department Fall Picnic

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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