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  • Prof. Froide's New Book in Times Higher Education Supplement

    Prof. Froide's recently published, Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during the Financial Revolution ,1690-1750 (Oxford, 2016), was recently reviewed by the (London) Times Higher...
    Posted: February 2, 2017 3:37 PM
  • Prof. Rebecca Boehling returns to UMBC

    After a three-year stint running the International Tracing Service, the History Department welcomes back Professor Rebecca Boehling to the UMBC campus. Prof. Boehling will be teaching courses in...
    Posted: January 24, 2017 11:25 AM
  • Prof. Anne Rubin becomes Associate Director of IRC

    History Professor Anne Rubin is the new Associate Director of the Imaging Research Center. Prof. Rubin is a pioneer in digital history herself and her new position will allow her to combine her...
    Posted: January 24, 2017 11:11 AM
  • Prof. Meredith Oyen wins Hrabowski Innovation Grant

    Prof. Meredith Oyen wins Hrabowski Innovation Grant
    Prof. Oyen has won a Hrabowski Innovation Fund Grant to continue work on her project "From Service to Study: Creating a Better Environment for UMBC's Student Veterans". Prof. Oyen served as the...
    Posted: December 21, 2016 12:25 PM
  • Prof. Scott wins CAHSS Research Fellowship

    Prof. Michelle Scott wins CAHSS Research Fellowship
    Prof. Scott has won a College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Research Fellowship for 2017-18. She will be taking the time off to work on her book project: "Living On “Toby” Time: The...
    Posted: December 21, 2016 12:22 PM
  • Prof. Nianshen Song publishes journal article

    Assistant Professor of Chinese History, Nianshen Song, has a new article out in the Nov. 2016 issue of Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes: An International Quarterly...
    Posted: November 4, 2016 10:37 AM
  • Prof. Amy Froide to give talk at Chesapeake Shakespeare

    Anne Boleyn: Seductive Temptress or Religious and Political Changemaker? A Community Conversation with Professor Amy M. Froide Saturday, November 5, 2016, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, before our 8pm...
    Posted: November 1, 2016 2:15 PM
  • Prof. Denise Meringolo to give talk at Smithsonian

    Prof. Denise Meringolo to give talk at Smithsonian
    Please join us for a brown-bag lunch talk with Dr. Denise Meringolo in the Discovery Center at the National Postal Museum:   “Collections, Audiences, and the Nature of the Past in the...
    Posted: October 19, 2016 10:12 AM
  • Fall 2016 NCTA Seminar

    Free 8 Session Seminar open to all K-12 Teachers!
    Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, this course will encourage both teaching and learning about East Asian political, social, and cultural history through...
    Posted: September 1, 2016 12:37 PM
  • Welcome Prof. Nianshen Song

    This fall, our newest professor, Dr. Nianshen Song, will teach two courses, HIST 103 and HIST 480/680 Contemporary China.  Come meet him at our open house!
    Posted: August 11, 2016 9:01 AM