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  • Spend Your Summer in History

    The department is offering many exciting summer classes.


  • Why History Matters

    The Past and Future of the Middle East


  • 2014-2015 Alden-Berg Lecture

    Legacies of World War I


  • Faculty Discussion

    Unequal Ground: Race and Social Inequality in America Today


  • Nicholas Manning

    History Student Shares His Study Abroad Experience

    Nicholas Manning Travels to Spain


  • Zev Yaroslavsky

    The Case for Giving

    Zev Yaroslavsky, L.A. County Supervisor (3rd District) and UCLA History Alumnus



History Undergraduates win awards

Apr 22, 2015

Students win 2014 Library Prizes for Undergraduate Research

History Professors Awarded Guggenheim and Other Fellowships

Apr 09, 2015

Congratulations to Sarah Stein and Brenda Stevenson

Joan Waugh Discusses Civil War in the L. A. Times

Joan Waugh Discusses Civil War in the L. A. Times

Apr 01, 2015

Brenda Stevenson honored

Mar 19, 2015

at the Cross-Generational Dialogues in Black Women's History Conference

Brenda Stevenson featured on KPCC's Take Two

Mar 19, 2015

on Starbucks' Race Together campaign

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Events Calendar

Apr 27, 2015 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Bunche 5288

History of Science Colloquium

Chien-Ling Liu, UCLA | Relocating Pasteurian Medicine: A Tangled Transition from Variolation to Vaccination in Chengdu, China, 1908-1927

Apr 29, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Bunche Center, 160 Haines Hall

African-American Studies Talk

Taj Frazier| USC “The East is Black: Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination” Co-sponsored by the History Department

Apr 29, 2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Bunche Hall 6275

Historicizing Masculinities

Yvon Wang (University of Toronto, St. George), Sons, Brothers, and the “Missing Masturbator” Pornography & Masculinity in China at the End of Empire



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”.

Sam Anderson has been awarded the SSRC International Disseration Research Fellowship for Domesticating the Médersa, Taming Islam: “Franco-Muslim” Education in Colonial Northwest Africa

Lori De Lucia has been awarded the CAORC (Council for American Overseas Research Centers), Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship for Behind the African Saints of Sicily: African Sicilians and the Early Modern Mediterranean Slave Trades

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Congratulations to Sarah Stein and Brenda Stevenson who have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for 2015.

Congratulations to Carla Pestana, who has been awarded the Robert C. Ritchie Distinguished Fellowship from the Huntington Library.

Congratulations to Brenda Stevenson, who has been awarded The Berlin Prize, American Academy in Berlin; the National Humanities Center; and the Stanford Center for Advanced Studies and Behavioral Sciences.

Congratulations to Robin Derby, who has been elected to the Executive Council of the Latin American Studies Association for a two-year term.

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