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Archived News

Fri, Dec 19, 2008

Zamora publishes book tracing Mexican workers employment opportunities during WWII

Associate Professor Emilio Zamora continues his longstanding scholarship on Mexican-origin workers, civil and labor rights during World War II with the publication of a new book entitled Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas, Mexican Workers and Job Politics during World War II with Texas AandM University Press (January 2009).

Wed, Nov 19, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin among leaders in Study Abroad

College of Liberal Arts sends the most students overseas

Wed, Nov 12, 2008

"Making Race, Making Health" Conference

Conference to explore historical approaches to race, medicine and public health

Fri, Oct 31, 2008

Education Notes: Experts for American Indian Heritage Month

History scholar listed among faculty available to discuss research on Native American issues and identity

Tue, Oct 21, 2008

Prof. Brands' new FDR biography chosen as Main Selection by two book clubs

Professor H.W. Brands’ new biography Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Random House, Inc., November 2008) has been chosen as a Main Selection for the Book-of-the-Month Club and the History Book Club.

Tue, Oct 14, 2008

Experts Available for Stories Related to Halloween, Dia de los Muertos

History Prof. Brian Levack studies witchcraft prosecution and demonic possession

Tue, Oct 7, 2008

Second edition of History Dept. Alumni Newsletter published

The Department of History publishes the second volume of its Alumni Newsletter in September 2008.

Fri, Oct 3, 2008

Professor Canizares-Esguerra selected to be Senior Mellon Fellow

The John Carter Brown Library, at Brown University, has selected History Professor Jorge Canizares-Esguerra to become the library's 2009-2010 Senior Mellon Fellow.

Tue, Sep 23, 2008

Odyssey Program presents History Lecture Series

"Global Borders: Looking Back to Look Forward," will examine the concept of borders across political, philosophical, cultural, social understandings.

Fri, Sep 12, 2008

Education Notes: Experts for Hispanic Heritage Month

Scholars are available to discuss Latino history, culture, literature and politics

Fri, Sep 5, 2008

Noted historian to speak on flaws in American electoral system

Most Americans will go to the polls this November confident that their votes will be fairly counted and the results accurately tabulated. But they may be badly mistaken, according to a prominent political historian who will give a lecture at The University of Texas on Wednesday, September 24.

Fri, Aug 15, 2008

History professors listed as experts on Women and Islamic Law

Experts are available to discuss the Islamic faith from a variety of perspectives

Wed, Aug 6, 2008

History professor one of several listed as music expert

Researchers discuss music history, psychology, teaching and industry practices

Mon, Jun 16, 2008

College of Liberal Arts names Michael Stoff as director of Plan II

Associate professor of history has served as interim director since 2006

Thu, Jun 12, 2008

Education Notes: Early U.S. History and Culture Experts

Researchers offer perspectives on Independence Day, history and traditions

Tue, Mar 18, 2008

Cuba after Castro

Professor Brown sees little change since Fidel ceded power to his brother

Tue, Mar 18, 2008

Education Notes: Religion and Culture Experts

Six history professors offer range of perspectives, from Jesus in popular culture to the origins of the Bible

Mon, Mar 17, 2008

UT history student saves drowning man in Florida during spring break

History senior David Sawyer administers CPR and saves drowning man

Mon, Feb 25, 2008

History professor hopes Castro's retirement bolsters exchange program

UT agreement with Cuban university well-timed

Mon, Feb 25, 2008

Come Back to Garrison Reception

Historic Garrison Hall reopens with a big reception and history classes

Wed, Jan 23, 2008

Come Back to Garrison!

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