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23<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/harrington.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Department of History Harrington Lecture<p>​Dr. Tobie Meyer-Fong of Johns Hopkins University delivers Harrington Lecture on Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 pm and Colloquium on Friday, April 23 at 12:30 pm</p>
47<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/HistoryStickerTRAN.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Top Graduate Programs<p>​History ranks in top 100 of "Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News and World Report."<br></p>
13<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/amanda_rose.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Alumni News<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Alumna Amanda Rose received three major awards from the University when she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in spring 2020<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
5<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/price%20horowitz.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />American Civilization Research and Writing Lecture Series<p>​Research and writing lecture series sponsored by the American Civilization program this spring 2021 semester.</p>
26<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/45TH%20History%20Workshop2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />45th Annual History Workshop<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The Department of History celebrates its 45th year of History Workshops beginning Tues., Feb. 23rd with Prof. Sonia Robles.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
39<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/douglas%20flowe%20web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Speaks-Warnock Black History Month Talk<p>​</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Speaks-Warnock Black History Month Talk, March 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm “The Construction of Black Men’s Criminality: A History of Jim Crow Era New York”  <br><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
33<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Nancy_Sinkoff_rotate.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nancy Sinkoff Lecture <p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>This International Women's Day, Monday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m.  please join us for a lecture by Dr. Nancy Sinkoff followed by a panel discussion with UD Faculty from History, Jewish Studies, and Women and Gender Studies.<br><br><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
44<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/The%20Original%20People2.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />UDARI Indigenous Inaugural Event<p>​UDARI Indigenous programming Subcommittee presents its inaugural event in honor of Chief Quiet Thunder (1934-2020) a Lenni-Lenape Elder and Chief Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM ET</p>
21<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/HistoryClubLeadership.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A Note from History Club President Justin Richards<p>​History Club president Justin Richards passes the torch to new leadership upon early graduation. Congratulations!</p>
35<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/parker%20and%20book.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mary Church Terrell Biography<p>​UDaily article features Department of History Chair Alison Parker's biography civil rights activist and suffragist Mary Church Terrell. </p>
40<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/HistoryStickerTRAN.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professor Garrison Receives Mentoring Award<p>​<span>J. Ritchie Garrison, professor emeritus of history, has received this year’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) award for excellence in mentoring.</span></p>
46<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/virdi.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professor Virdi recieves 2019 Women's Studies Faculty Research Award<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The Carter Series’ Faculty Research Award lecture by Dr. Jaipreet Virdi is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 4:00pm ET for "Gendering Deafness," via Zoom.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
10<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/hicks2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prof. Cheryl Hicks on the death of Brionna Taylor<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Prof. Cheryl Hicks' post: "Breonna Taylor, Police Brutality, and Black Women’s Historic Demands for Justice." <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
16<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/DSC00907.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dean Pelesko Welcomes New Professors<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Dean Pelesko welcomes new professors and shares historical perspectives from History Professor Emeritus John Munore in recent letter to UD College of Arts and Sciences<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
37<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/CAS-HIST-Parker_Alison-Special_Collections-070119-006.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Perspectives on Racism - History Chair Alison Parker<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Saturday, Oct. 17,  2-3:30 p.m Saturday Symposium - perspectives on racism. Chair Alison Parker  “Black Women and Gendered Violence at the Turn of the 20th Century.”<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
27<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/AAPHI%20Recruitment%20sm.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />History Graduate Program Online Recruitment Event<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The online recruitment day for the African American Public Humanities Initiative graduate program is scheduled for Tuesday November 17, 1-3 pm ET<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
42<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/HistoryStickerTRAN.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Symposium on the History of Race and Racism at the University<p>​<span>The Speaks-Warnock Symposium on the History of Race and Racism at the University recording now available.</span></p>
14<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/justin%20richards%20club.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Constitution Panel 2020<p>​Please join the UD History Club for the 2nd annual Constitution Panel on #ConstitutionDay 2020 5-7pm via Zoom.<br></p>
40<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/ud-generic-image.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Faculty recognition<p>​The UD Board of Trustees has announced three new named professors in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as faculty promotions and tenure decisions effective Sept. 1.</p>
29<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/history-education-tour-image2.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Passion for the past<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>History education student Aaron Rubin is sharing his passion for the past by designing an interactive tour of the Delaware History Museum, where he is a summer intern.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
20<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/faculty.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2020 History Faculty Achievements<p>​Congratulations to our outstanding History faculty!</p>
30<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/juneteenth.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />UD Celebrates Juneteenth <p>​<span>In recognition of Juneteenth, the University of Delaware will suspend classes and all other operations on Friday, June 19.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
22<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/history%20awards%202020%201.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2020 History Awards<p>​Congratulations to our 2020 History Award recipients. We applaud your achievements and wish you well.</p>
7<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/HistoryStickerTRAN.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Career Success Strategies<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>#UDHistory Zoom session: success tips and strategies for your summer and post-graduate plans. Wed., May 13, 2020,  5:00pm EST<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
36<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/duggan_virdi_norwood.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />UD History and the 2020 Pandemic<p>​"When history goes viral" explores the ways in which #UDHistory finds teachable moments in the coronavirus pandemic. The article highlights History professors Duggan, Virdi and Norwood.</p>
6<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/convo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2020 Commencement<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span><span>UD Commencement 2020 is postponed. Please make sure to visit the <a href="" target="_blank">Commencement website</a> for up-to-date information about commencement and our History convocation. </span></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
34<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/06Parker2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Alison Parker <p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>History professor and chair Alison Parker writes opinion piece published in the <span><em>New York Times Sunday Review</em> on February 9, 2020.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
30<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/humanities-research-center-grant-awards-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Support for scholarship<p>​The Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center has awarded grants to four intellectually ambitious projects as the center marks its 10-year anniversary.</p>
8<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/ourvote%20rotator.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />34th Annual Woman's History Month Film Series<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span>This year’s Film Series focuses on women’s political power and what it takes to achieve it.  Each film is followed by a guest speaker</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>'s-History-Month-Film-Series.aspx
28<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/john%20crum.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In Memorium<p>Professor John Crum, University of Delaware alumnus and adjunct faculty member who taught UD history courses for more than 40 years, died Dec. 30, 2019. He was 78.<br></p>
48<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/cooper-owens.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Deirdre Cooper Owens<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The Department of History is pleased to announce the 2020 Spring Warnock Lecture features Deirdre Cooper Owens on February 13 at 7:00pm in Gore Hall 116 <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
4<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/parker%20and%20book.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Meet Our New History Chair<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span>We are thrilled to announce that Alison M. Parker is joining us as the new Chair of the History Department at the University of Delaware. Professor Parker is a scholar of women and gender, race, and the law in United States history.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
48<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/NobelSymposiumCoverage.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Illuminating the Nobels<p>​UD faculty members with expertise in the areas of study that won this year's Nobel Prizes explained the laureates' work at a public symposium on campus.</p>
12<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/blanche-stubbs-research-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Honoring Blanche Stubbs<p>​Research by undergraduate student Carol A. Scott has led the Delaware Women's Hall of Fame to honor Wilmington civil rights activist and suffragist Blanche Williams Stubbs. </p>
28<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/graduate-seminar-weather-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Inspired by weather<p>​An interdisciplinary graduate seminar explores the topic of weather from such diverse perspectives as literature, art history, meteorology, history and environmental justice.</p>
11<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/ConserveWorkshop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />History Graduate Students Preserve History<p>​History graduate students in Prof. Julie McGee's “Curating Hidden Collections and the Black Archive”  course help tell the story of marginalized people from our region while conserving forgotten photographs.<span></span></p>
41<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/new-cas-appointments-rollup-image.png" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Leadership changes<p>​College of Arts and Sciences Dean John A. Pelesko has announced several leadership changes in the dean's office and in CAS departments, effective Sept. 1.</p>
3<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/summer%20scholars.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2019 History Summer Scholars<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span>Please join us on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the University of Delaware’s tenth Annual Undergraduate Research and Service Scholar Celebratory Symposium, which caps off and celebrates this year’s Summer Scholars and Summer Fellows programs.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
9<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/History%20Constitution%20Panel%20Registration%20news.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Constitution Panel<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span>The University of Delaware History Club presents a Constitution Panel on Thursday, Sept. 19th from 5 to 7:00pm in the Trabant University Theater. Free public event.<strong></strong></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
31<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/ud.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Seeking Assistant Professor of Latinx History<p>The Department of History is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Latinx History <span>to begin August 16, 2020. Area of specialization is open. A Ph.D. is required by the start date.</span></p>
17<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/lampkin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />History Alumna Stephanie Lampkin Appointed New Director<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The Delaware Historical Society appoints University of Delaware History alumna Stephanie Lampkin (Ph.D. History, 2016) as the next director of the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
19<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/dorothy%20munroe.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In Memoriam: Dorothy Levis Munroe<p>​<span>Dorothy “Dot” Levis Munroe, University of Delaware alumna and wife of Delaware historian John Munroe died on June 12, 2019 after a brief illness. She was 96. </span></p>
50<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/plastino-scholars-2019-rollup-image.JPG" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Plastino Scholars<p>​The 2019 Plastino Scholars spoke about their transformational experiences in the enrichment program, and welcomed a new group of scholars, at a celebration with donor David A. Plastino.</p>
41<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/mann%20and%20plastino.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Plastino Scholars<p>​<span>Two history majors<strong> Olivia Mann</strong> and <strong>Caleb Owens</strong> were named <strong>Plastino Scholars</strong> and honored at the annual Plastino Scholars dinner on May 2. </span></p>
25<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/history%20honors%20group.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2019 History Honors Banquet<p>​The Department of History held the annaul History Honors banquet on May 8, 2019 in the Gallery of Perkins Student Center. Congratulations to our honorees!</p>
57<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/us-china-relations-donilon-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />US-China relations<p>​Thomas Donilon, former national security adviser, and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons discussed U.S.-China trade and other policy issues during a program at UD focused on East Asia.</p>
29<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/ray-callahan.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Raymond Callahan Receives Faculty Award<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Raymond Callahan, professor emeritus of history and founding director of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program at the University of Delaware receives the 2019 Annual Faculty Award from the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
18<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/rankin%20rotate.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lecture and Colloquium<p>​<span>On May 9-10, UD will welcome Dr. Joy Lisi Rankin for a public lecture “A History of Computing Citizenship” and a colloquium “The Pipeline Fallacy: My Work as a Woman around STEM.” </span></p>
24<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/faculty.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />History Faculty News<p>​News from professors Boylan, Matthee, Rawat and Virdi<br></p>
38<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/spring%202019%20history%20workshop%20ad.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Spring 2019 History Workshop<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The 43rd annual History Workshop runs Tuesday, Feb. 19th throuh May 7th at 12:30 in 203 Munroe Hall.<span aria-hidden="true"></span><br></p>

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