News & Events

Check back often for the latest news and events from the Department of History. We host an extensive list of workshops and seminars.

Latest News

Matthew Delvaux is one of four new scholars who have joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts this fall.

Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park by Jacob Dlamini has been awarded the 2021 AHA's Martin A. Klein Prize in African History and the 2021 University of Johannesburg Book Prize.

Intimate States: Gender, Sexuality, and Governance in Modern US History edited by Margot Canaday, Nancy F. Cott, and Robert O. Self
The War of Words: A Glossary of Globalization by Harold James
Pushing Cool: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing, and the Untold History of the Menthol Cigarette by Keith Wailoo
Tales of a Minstrel of Reims in the Thirteenth Century Introduced by William Chester Jordan, annotated by Randall Todd Pippenger, and translated from Old French by Samuel N. Rosenberg
Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Life of Radical Amazement by Julian E. Zelizer

She received her honorary degree alongside Former United States First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Professor Dame Sally Davies, Baronees Ruth Lister, Professor Anna Deavere Smith, and author Jeanette Winterson.

Mitchell is working on a book manuscript about enslaved Africans’ social, political and therapeutic responses to smallpox epidemics and how they endured and contested European public health and medical interventions in the Caribbean region.

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