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Sifting & Reckoning

From September 12 – December 23, 2022, the Chazen Museum of Art will be displaying the Public History Project’s premiere exhibition titled Sifting & Reckoning: UW–Madison’s History of Exclusion and ResistanceRead more…

Monica Kim

Professor Monica Kim Named 2022 MacArthur Fellow

Professor Monica Kim, a historian of the United States and international and diplomatic history with a focus on the Korean War, has been named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow. Read more…

Madison History Club

Madison History Club

The Madison History Club brings UW­­–Madison alumni together with people across Madison who are curious about the past and eager to learn and discuss history with others. More here…

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Mon 05

Extra E.C. Meeting

December 5 @ 11:50 am - 1:20 pm
Fri 09

HSMT Brown Bag

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mon 12

Department Meeting

December 12 @ 11:50 am - 1:20 pm
Wed 14

Last Class Day

December 14
Wed 14

Department of History Senior Thesis Presentations

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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