Log in
  • Zev Yaroslavsky

    Zev Yaroslavsky comments on the Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic Games

    LEARN MORE...

  • History Matters: Message from the Chair

    Professor Stephen Aron

    LEARN MORE...

  • Spend Your Summer in History

    The department is offering many exciting summer classes.

    LEARN MORE...

  • Why History Matters

    The Past and Future of the Middle East

    LEARN MORE...

  • 2014-2015 Alden-Berg Lecture

    Legacies of World War I

    LEARN MORE...

  • Faculty Discussion

    Unequal Ground: Race and Social Inequality in America Today

    LEARN MORE...

  • Nicholas Manning

    History Student Shares His Study Abroad Experience

    Nicholas Manning Travels to Spain

    LEARN MORE...

IN THE NEWS

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


Zev Yaroslavsky comments on the Los Angeles Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

Aug 27, 2015

Brenda Stevenson discusses the new generation of black leaders


Brenda Stevenson discusses the new generation of black leaders

Aug 25, 2015

On KPCC

UCLA History Alumna nominated for 3 Emmy awards


Aug 24, 2015

Also won 2 Emmys in 2014

History Undergraduates win Research Scholar Awards


Aug 20, 2015

for 2015-2016 academic year

More news…

HISTORY STUDENT
HIGHLIGHTS

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”.



Learn More . . .

FACULTY
HONORS

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...)

Congratulations to Debora Silverman who has been awarded the 2015-2016 Fellowship at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers in the New York Public Library.  Silverman also received (and declined) fellowships for 2015-2016 from the National Humanities Center and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

LEARN MORE . . .