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  • Graduate Students Featured in AtLAS

    Two of the department’s doctoral students have been profiled in AtLAS, the quarterly on-line publication of the College of Liberal ...
  • Brier, History Moves, win NEA award

    Associate Professor Jennifer Brier and her team of co-conspirators just won a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the ...
  • D'Emilio wins OAH's major award

    Several hundred historians rose in unison on Saturday, vigorously applauding the announcement that the Organization of American Historians (OAH) had ...
  • UIC History on C-Span

    C-Span brightened up University Hall a few weeks ago, taping one of Prof. Robert Johnston's graduate seminars in American history. ...
  • Robert Remini, 1921-2013

    Robert Remini, 91, professor emeritus of history, an award-winning biographer and former official historian for the U.S. House of Representatives ...
  • Papakonstantinou wins Humboldt

    Congratulations to Professor Zinon Papakonstantinou, who has just been awarded a "Humboldt-Forschungsstipendium für erfahrene Wissenschaftler" ("Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers"). This ...
  • The media love Prof. Ransby's new book

    Professor Barbara Ransby's new book, "Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson," has been getting a lot ...
  • Congrats Profs. Johnston and Schultz

    Professors Robert Johnston and Kevin M. Schultz have both been recognized for their outstanding instructional performance by UIC's Council for ...
  • Congratulations to Leon Fink!

    Leon Fink, UIC Distinguished Professor of History, has just been named Researcher of the Year in the Humanities at UIC. ...
  • James F. Searing, 1953-2012 .

    Jim Searing, Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he taught since 1992, died unexpectedly on ...
  • History's Mysteries revealed

    On Nov. 2, Prof. Burt Bledstein investigated the way in which Jane Addams imagined Chicago in her effort to make ...
  • UIC Honors Budding Historians

    On Tuesday, April 10th, UIC proudly hosted the Chicago History Fair Metro Finals, featuring students from Bronzeville Scholastic Institute (BSI), ...
  • McCloskey to win 4 honorary degrees

    Congratulations to Professor Deirdre McCloskey, who is set to receive four honorary degrees from prestigious institutions around the world. The ...
  • Yau, Warner, Capers win department prizes

    At the April 11 Osofsky Lecture, Assistant Professor Corey Capers won the Shirley Bill Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stephanie ...
  • Ellen McClure and History's Mysteries

    On April 13, Associate Professor Ellen McClure will lecture about the famous playwright Moliere and a case of royal blackmail ...
  • James Scott to give Osofsky Lecture

    Yale's James C. Scott will be this year's Gilbert Osofsky Lecturer. Scott's lecture, entitled "Two Cheers for Anarchy," will take ...
  • "Out in Chicago" wins the Berube Prize

    The Chicago History Museum's exhibit "Out in Chicago" has just won the 2011 Allan Berube Prize from the AHA's Committee ...
  • Fink and Sklansky win fellowships

    Congratulations to Professors Leon Fink and Jeffrey Sklansky for winning fellowships for the upcoming year. Fink has won the Lloyd ...
  • Chris Boyer and History's Mysteries

    On March 2, Associate Professor Chris Boyer will give a public lecture about a mysterious murder in Revolutionary Mexico, and ...
  • Congratulations to Josh Salzmann!

    Congratulations to UIC graduate Joshua Salzmann (PhD, 2008), who just landed a tenure-track job at Northeastern Illinois University.