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.

Jan Vansina Lecture

Honoring Jan Vansina

The African Studies Program will hold a memorial lecture and symposium on September 21-22.

Home - New Faculty

New Faculty

Please join us in welcoming U.S. historian Paige Glotzer and Ottoman/Middle East historian Daniel Stoltz! More here…

Home - Majors In Action

Majors In Action

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

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Sat 22

First Annual Jan Vansina Lecture

September 21 - September 22
Mon 24

History Dept Colloquium

September 24 @ 11:50 am - 1:20 pm
Fri 28

History of Science Brown Bag

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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