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  • Prof. Denise Meringolo goes digital!

    Prof. Meringolo participates in "Doing Digital History"
    Prof. Denise Meringolo has been chosen to participate in Doing Digital History, a summer institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Digital Humanities, run by the...
    Posted: May 8, 2014 6:34 AM
  • Prof. Vaporis' Op-Ed on Pres. Obama's trip to Japan

    Obama in Japan
    Read Constantine Vaporis' op-ed about Obama's trip to Japan, published on Aljazeera America on April 23, 2014...
    Posted: April 23, 2014 11:20 AM
  • Prof. Kate Brown wins OAH prize

    another prize for Kate Brown
    On Saturday, April 12 in Atlanta, Associate Professor of History Kate Brown was awarded the 2014 Ellis W. Hawley Prize from the Organization of American Historians (OAH) for the best book-length...
    Posted: April 17, 2014 4:49 PM
  • Prof. Kate Brown wins environmental history book prize

    Kate Brown wins books prize
    Kate Brown's book, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford University Press, 2013) has won the 2014 George Perkins Marsh Prize from...
    Posted: March 18, 2014 7:30 AM
  • Prof. Anne Sarah Rubin on C-Span

    Civil War Memory and the Lost Cause
    C-Span taped one of Dr. Rubin's lectures in her Civil War and Reconstruction class.  The topic is Civil War Memory and the Lost Cause in Fall 2013.  Watch it here ...
    Posted: January 26, 2014 1:17 PM
  • Interview with Prof. Constantine Vaporis

    How does one become an historian of Edo Japan?
    A recent interview with Professor Vaporis delves into his own past to explain how he became a historian of Japan and discusses his new source book....
    Posted: January 14, 2014 7:37 AM
  • Give to the John Jeffries International Fellowship

    Dean John Jeffries retired at the end of June after forty years of service to UMBC. In recognition of his profound impact on UMBC, we are delighted to announce the establishment of the John...
    Posted: November 11, 2013 12:24 PM
  • Courtney Hobson (MA Historical Studies, '14) published!

    Congratulate our current MA student Courtney Hobson on publishing a review of Sotterley Plantation's exhibit in The Public Historian....
    Posted: November 11, 2013 12:21 PM

    Starting in the spring semester, the History department will offer a Public History Minor at the Main campus as well as the Shady Grove campus.  The requirements may be found on the website under...
    Posted: October 11, 2013 1:47 PM
  • Prof. Kate Brown on C-Span

    Prof. Kate Brown gave a talk about her book Plutopia at the Ivy Bookstore in Baltimore on Sept. 19, 2013 - C-Span's BookTV was there to film it! Watch it here...
    Posted: September 29, 2013 12:27 PM