Department of History

A&S in the News: February 24 – March 2, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the visiting artist lecture series, research on amphibians, handcrafted ceramic bowls, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: February 17-23, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the 2019 Premier Awards, research on Alzheimer’s, theatre and dance performances, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: January 27 – February 2, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for an expedition to Antarctica, an annual book drive, research on fraternal organizations and more. […]

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A&S in the News: December 16-January 5

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the music therapy program, a new advanced dance degree, research on John Stuart Mill, and more. […]

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Freedom on the Move

Dr. Joshua Rothman, UA historian, is part of an effort to complete a comprehensive database containing every runaway slave advertisement in American newspapers prior to the Civil War. The digital humanities project began about five years ago at Cornell University and is a partnership with UA and the universities of Kentucky and New Orleans. […]

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A&S in the News: December 9-15, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for holiday events, performances in the School of Music, graduation ceremonies, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: December 2-8, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for performances in the School of Music, research on climate change, holiday events, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: November 4-10, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Capstone Horn Quartet, research on mass shootings, the mid-term elections, and more. […]

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Anthropology, History Professors Producing Podcast About Race

Dr. Jim Bindon, a professor emeritus in the department of anthropology, and Dr. Erik Peterson, an assistant professor in the department of history, started a podcast called “Speaking of Race” after realizing that a large portion of the population was receiving incorrect information regarding race. […]

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