IN THE NEWS
Memorial for Esteemed Historian Leonard Pitt
Sep 30, 2015
UCLA History Ph.D, 1961
Robin Kelley wins 2015 Angela Y. Davis Award for Public Scholarship
Sep 21, 2015
by the American Studies Association
History Graduate Student wins Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship
Sep 03, 2015
For his dissertation, “Domesticating the Médersa: Islamic Education and Colonial Rule in French Northwest Africa.”
Zev Yaroslavsky comments on the Los Angeles Bid for 2024 Olympic Games
Aug 27, 2015
Brenda Stevenson discusses the new generation of black leaders
Aug 25, 2015
Oct 08, 2015 - Oct 09, 2015 — History Reading Room, 6265 Bunche Hall
Atlantic History Speaker Series
Oct 12, 2015 04:00 PM - 06:40 PM — Bunche 5288
“Clues Beneath the Lamp: on Copernicus’s Magical Other”
Oct 14, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Bunche 6275
Vincent Brown, “Designing Histories of Slavery in the Database Age.”
Avner ben-Zaken (Liberal Arts Department, Ono College (Israel))
Building Social Spaces: Empire and Everyday Life in Late 20th Century Marseille - visiting Professor Minayo Nasiali
Sam Anderson has been awarded a Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship for Domesticating the Médersa, Taming Islam: “Franco-Muslim” Education in Colonial Northwest Africa.
History Undergraduate student represents department at the Powell Undergraduate Research Week.
Yiming Ha won the 2015 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research (Social Sciences) for his project: “A Clash of Perceptions: Deceit in the Ming-Japan Negotiations during the Imjin War.”
Lucas Bensley, Magdalyn Schmall, and Neda Hefzi won the 2015 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research (Special Collections) for the “Black Prisoners Project.”
Michael Stinson won the 2015 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research (William Andrews Clark Memorial Library prize) for his paper, “A Good Death”.
Congratulations to Juan Gómez-Quiñones, whose new book, Teorizando sobre la Revolución Mexicana: Interpretaciones de sus Historiadores y Cronistas, has just been published by the National Institute of Historical Studies of the Revolutions of Mexico. In this book, Gómez-Quiñones offers a wide-ranging analysis of the historical and theoretical literature on the Mexican Revolution, extending its chronology back to the turn of the twentieth century and forward to 1940.
Congratulations to Amir Alexander whose recent book, Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World has been selected as a finalist for the Phi Beta Kappa Science Award. The winner of the prize will be announced on October 1, 2015.
Congratulations to Peter Loewenberg who has been elected to the Board of the International Psychoanalytic Association as a North American Board Representative.
Congratulations to Soraya de Chadarevian who has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project "Heredity under the Microscope: A History of Human Chromosomes." This two-year grant of nearly $300,000 will provide Soraya with a 50% teaching release, and travel and research funds to complete research and write a book on this topic. (Read more...)
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