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

How will today's pandemic transform us and the world? Seven panels of leading historians of health and society drew over 3,800 attendees from 49 countries in two days of webinar discussions exploring the powerful echoes of past epidemics in the present COVID-19 crisis. Watch the recordings now.

Kevin Kruse, professor of history, has been elected to the Society of American Historians. The society was founded in 1939 to promote literary distinction in the writing of history and biography.

Murrin, a scholar of American colonial and revolutionary history and the early republic, was known for his many essays examining the country’s early social, religious, political and legal history.

The virtual series “Pandemics in the Past: From Prehistory to (Almost) the Present” features guest scholars from across the U.S and Europe and is coordinated by John Haldon and Helmut Reimitz.

Dweck, a Professor of History and the Program in Judaic Studies, will focus on his research project "Rabbinic Reactionaries in the Sephardic Diaspora: Notes on a Social Type."

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