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  • 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
  • NEW: PUBLIC HISTORY MINOR

    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
  • Welcome Dr. Rwany Sibaja,

    Dr. Rwany Ribaja has joined the department as one of UMBC's 2013-2015 Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity.   He completed his Doctoral Dissertation, “¡Animales! Civility, Disorder, and...
    Posted: August 27, 2013 3:03 PM
  • Dr. Michelle Scott receives 2013-2014 Smithsonian Fellowship

    Prof. Scott received fellowship to study race andvaudeville!
    Associate Prof. Michelle Scott is the recipient of a 2013-2014 Smithsonian Institution Senior Fellowship at the National Museum of American History to study the social functions and race relation...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 11:37 AM
  • Scott Casper new member History Department and Dean of CAHSS

    The History Department is pleased to welcome Scott E. Casper as Professor of History. Dr. Caspar has been appointed as the new Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. He...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 10:00 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: May 22, 2013 5:39 PM