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Brownbag: Daniel Immerwahr on "How to Hide An Empire"

Join our Brownbag this Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Our Northwestern colleague Daniel Immerwahr will be here to talk about his new book, How to Hide an Empire: A History of…

Lynn Hudson Quoted in The New York Times

Professor Lynn Hudson is extensively quoted in a recent article in the New York Times. Hudson is interviewed in a profile of Mary Ellen Pleasant, who was entrepreneur, financier, real estate magnate and abolitionist.…

Brown Bag on Graduate Exams!

Join us on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12 pm – 1 pm in UH 950 for our weekly BrownBag! We will discuss the new format of the exams, which goes into effect in March. In…

UIC scholar honored for work serving the ‘public good’

Barbara Ransby, a University of Illinois at Chicago historian, writer, and activist, is the recipient of the American Studies Association’s 2018 Angela Y. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship, which recognizes scholars who have…

Valedictory for Prof. Robert Johnston at JGAPE

Robert Johnson has recently completed a five-year term as co-editor of the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. According to Dr. Kristin Hoganson, President of the Society for Historians of the Gilded…

Keely Stauter-Halsted Presents our Weekly Brownbag

On November 7, Professor Keely Stauter-Halsted will be presenting our weekly brownbag series on: “Violence by Other Means: Citizen Denunciations and Internment Camps in Post World War I Poland.”

New book details six decades of black politics, education reform

Our Esteemed Faculty member and colleague, Elizabeth Todd-Breland will discuss her findings and the related ongoing implications during an Oct. 26 event hosted by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy; Social Justice Institute,…