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UIC Student History Conference 2024

The University of Illinois Chicago’s (UIC) Department of History and the History Graduate Society are pleased to announce the return of the Annual Student History Conference for the first time in over a…

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Spring 2023 List of Accomplishments

Student Accomplishments  Sekordri Ojo won an American Educational Research Association seed grant to continue her research into the history of American education. PhD student Ismael Biyashev successfully defended his dissertation, “Beyond Myths and…

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Jonathan Daly releases new book on Russian Revolution

The UIC History Department congratulates Professor Jonathan Daly for releasing a new book, Seven Myths of the Russian Revolution (Indianapolis, Indiana: Hackett, 2023), co-authored with Leonid Trofimov. As one of reviewer explained: “The…

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UIC Celebrates Black History Month

Several History faculty and students are participating in UIC’s celebration of Black History Month. There are several events throughout February. The Department is also co-sponsoring UIC’s Douglass Day, an annual program that marks…


Fall 2022 Highlights of Accomplishments

Student Accomplishments Graduate Student Noah Glaser successfully defended his dissertation, “Age of Regeneration: Capitalism and the French Intervention in Mexico (1861-1867).” Undergraduate student Becca Gleason won the Deirdre N. McCloskey Prize for the…