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
Congratulations to our own Micaela Sullivan-Fowler (Curator and History of Medicine Librarian at Ebling Library, as well as Ebling’s head of marketing and communications) for being named Distinguished Academic Librarian! This rank is given only …
Centro Hispano has announced that Sergio González has earned the 2017 Ilda Conteris Thomas Award. He was honored as part of a year-end banquet hosted by Centro Hispano on Friday, Nov. 17, at the Madison …
“Religious Practice and Political Participation in Indonesia: Is There a Link?” Danielle Lussier Assistant Professor of Political Science Grinnell College Friday, November 17, 2017 12:00 PM 206 Ingraham Hall
“The Luther Year” Professor Lee Wandel “Collaboration Refocused: Photography & French Collective Memory, 1944-49.” Abigail Lewis (UW-Madison History PhD Student) Monday, November 20, 2017 11:50-1:20 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5233 Humanities Bldg.) Rudy Koshar will …
“Engineers, Scientists, Musicians, and the Trautonium in Berlin in the 1930s” Myles Jackson Gallatin Research Excellence Professor, New York University Friday, November 17, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 Curti Lounge (Rm. 5233 humanities Bldg.) Radio …
“The History of Medicine” Nicole Nelson UW-Madison, Assistant Professor of History Emer Lucey UW-Madison, Graduate Student Monday, November 27, 2017 11:50 – 1:20 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5234 Humanities Bldg.)
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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.