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

Tiffany Nichols joins the Department of History, where she plans to focus on the history of siting highly precise, large-scale scientific instruments.  She will also explore the evolving meaning and scope of “clean-up” at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Hanford, Washington.

What's In a Name: And Other Encounters with the Archive

September 27, 2022
6:30pm
Trenton Circus Squad Building
635 South Clinton Avenue

Under Empire: Muslim Lives and Loyalties Across the Indian Ocean World, 1775-1945 by Michael Francis Laffan
​After Life: A Collective History of Loss and Redemption in Pandemic America edited by Rhae Lynn Barnes, Keri Leigh Merritt, and Yohuru Williams

In "Pushing Cool: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing and the Untold Story of the Menthol Cigarette," Wailoo documents the history of menthol cigarettes and racial marketing, setting the context for the impending FDA decision.

Linda Colley's latest book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World (Liveright) has been short-listed for the Phi Beta Kappa Society's Ralph Waldo Emerson Award.

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