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PhD Alumna Lauren Braun-Strumfels wins Fulbright to Italy

Professor Lauren Braun-Strumfels (Raritan Valley Community College) has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for 2019-2020: A Research Lectureship in American Studies at the University of Roma Tre, in Rome, Italy.  Her award…

Fullbright Finalist: Frankee Lyons

Frankee Lyons, a UIC doctoral candidate in history, will travel to Poland to continue historical research on Polish-Jewish life and migration in the 1950s. Based in Warsaw for nine months starting in September, she…

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…