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

The Gregory Sprague Prize (American Historical Association) recognizes an outstanding published or unpublished paper, article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, and/or queer history completed in English by a graduate student in 2020 or 2021.

Spanning a century, Keith Wailoo's new book reveals how the twin deceptions of health and Black affinity for menthol were crafted—and how the industry’s disturbingly powerful narrative has endured to this day.

The Marshall Scholarship offers intellectually distinguished young Americans the opportunity to develop their abilities as future leaders by studying at a U.K. university of the recipient’s choice.

Her dissertation, "Conversion of the Landscape: Environment and Religious Politics in an Early Modern Ottoman Town," was praised for its "imaginative and sophisticated exploration of Muslim-Christian interactions in the early modern Ottoman Balkans."

The Carter Kim Combe (’74) History Prize recognizes the best second semester junior research paper.

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