Welcome to the Department of History at UW-Madison
Spring 2018 Courses
Enrollment is underway! "Make History" next semester - check out our featured undergraduate courses. More here...
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
“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, …
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 …
“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
“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 …
“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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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.