Fri, Dec 9, 2011
Fri, Dec 9, 2011
Thu, Dec 8, 2011
Thu, Dec 8, 2011
Tue, Nov 29, 2011
Fri, Nov 4, 2011
Thu, Nov 3, 2011
Mon, Oct 24, 2011
Essay winners will be published in the December issue of Notevenpast.org
Wed, Oct 12, 2011
Mon, Oct 10, 2011
Dr. Tatjana Lichtenstein and the Study Abroad Office will offer "Uncovering Jewish Prague, Past and Present"
Tue, Sep 27, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas — The United States must follow five fundamental principles in order to successfully build strong, self-sufficient nations in post-conflict situations, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Thu, Aug 25, 2011
Professors Yoav Di-Capua and Brian Levack receive the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award for 2011.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011
Jeremi Suri interviewed and answered callers’ questions on the “At Issue with Ben Merens” show on NATO’s involvement in Libya on Aug. 18, posts on his blog about the extraordinary events in Libya on Aug. 21.
Fri, Aug 19, 2011
The institute culled through over 150 applications to choose its fourth class of fellows to continue working on the theme of Power and Place.
Thu, Aug 18, 2011
Undergraduate Joanna Labor publishes her paper for Professor Daina Berry’s spring class on Gender and Slavery in the U.S. in the premiere issue of the journal, Lone Star Legacy: African American History in Texas.
Fri, Aug 12, 2011
Dr. Philippa Levine and her co-editor from the University of Sydney, Alison Bashford, were awarded the Berendel Foundation’s 2011 Cantemir Prize.
Wed, Aug 3, 2011
The African Studies Association selected Professor Toyin Falola for its 2011 Distinguished Africanist Award.
Mon, Jul 25, 2011
He’s just another student of history at The University of Texas (UT). But in his seventh decade, Larry Najvar has actually lived some of the history he studies.
Fri, Jul 1, 2011
The University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria will host the first annual international conference in honor of Professor Falola on Africa and the African Diaspora. A yearly event, the conference will move from one African country to another and bring together the next generation of scholars interested in Africa and the issues of concern.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates just reviewed Oshinsky's book on his website, The Gates Notes, launched in January 2010.
Tue, Jun 21, 2011
Department of History faculty participated in the continuing education institutes for middle and high school teachers on the Forty Acres organized by Humanities Texas on June 5-8, 2011.
Thu, Jun 9, 2011
Jeremi Suri received the first Mack Brown Chair at the Strauss Center for International Security and Law and a joint appointment at the LBJ School and History Department.
Tue, Jun 7, 2011
Associate Professor Alberto A. Martínez has published his third book: "Science Secrets: The Truth about Darwin's Finches, Einstein's Wife, and Other Myths" (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011).
Wed, Jun 1, 2011
The Department of History celebrated its 10th commencement ceremony with a speech from the renowned Houston lawyer and philanthropist, Mr. Joseph D. Jamail, J.D. '53, B.A. History '50, on Friday at 6 p.m., May 20, 2011. He received a standing ovation.
Wed, Jun 1, 2011
The institute’s fellows boast new works and achievements for academic year 2010-11.
Tue, May 31, 2011
Magazine highlights College of Liberal Arts community of scholars, students, alumni, and as always the History Department.
Wed, May 18, 2011
Historian Neil Foley’s book, “Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity” (Harvard University Press, May 2010) was selected by the Texas Institute of Letters as the most significant scholarly book for 2010.
Tue, May 10, 2011
The Graduate Program recognized and congratulated graduate students for honors, awards, degrees earned and jobs with a reception on May 9, 2011.
Tue, May 10, 2011
Administrative Associate Courtney Meador is recognized with the Liberal Arts Staff Excellence Award.
Tue, May 10, 2011
President Powers addresses Commission of 125 and University of Texas community, lauds Dr. Oshinsky and others
In a speech on May 9, 2011, The University of Texas (UT) President Bill Powers thanked the “students, faculty, alumni, and friends around the world who continue their strong support” of the university.
Tue, May 3, 2011
On April 30, 2011, The Texas Institute of Letters (TIL) held their annual awards banquet in Dallas.
Mon, May 2, 2011
Professors H.W. Brands and Yoav Di-Capua included in list of experts from The University of Texas that are available to talk about the killing of bin Laden and its implications for the region, national security and the Obama administration.
Fri, Apr 29, 2011
Professor Wm. Roger Louis is one of two University of Texas (UT) at Austin faculty elected to be fellows.
Thu, Apr 28, 2011
Professor Julie Hardwick has just been selected to be the recipient of the Raymond Dickson Centennial Endowed Teaching Fellowship.
Mon, Apr 18, 2011
Associate Professor of History Frank Guridy’s book receives the Elsa Goveia Book Prize from the Association of Caribbean Historians.
Thu, Apr 14, 2011
The Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies has matched a $6 million grant from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Foundation, ensuring the continued growth of Jewish studies at The University of Texas at Austin.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011
On April 6, 2011, Not Even Past, the recently launched website by the Department of History was honored with a resolution passed by the Texas State Legislature.
Tue, Apr 12, 2011
ShelfLife blog post features Q&A with Associate Professor of History Frank Guridy.
Mon, Apr 11, 2011
Associate Professor Denise Spellberg has been invited to participate in the 2011 U.S.-Islamic World Forum to be held in Washington, D.C., April 12-14.
Fri, Apr 8, 2011
George Christian, adjunct professor of English and history grad student, wins Harry H. Ransom Teaching Award
The Departments of English and History congratulate Dr. Christian.
Thu, Apr 7, 2011
The fourth annual British Scholar Conference brought together over 80 participants from 50 different universities and seven different countries to consider the history of Britain’s interactions with the world.
Tue, Apr 5, 2011
Mason Jones, a videographer in The University of Texas' Office of Public Affairs, recorded Dr. Don Carleton, the executive director for the Briscoe Center for American History, on why history is important.
Thu, Mar 31, 2011
On the last weekend in March for the past 11 years, Professor Toyin Falola, the Francis Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History in the Department of History, and the Graduate Student Africanist Organization (GRAFO) have convened the Africa Conference.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011
Historian appointed as a Vice President of the International Scientific Committee for UNESCO's Slave Trade Route Project
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has approved Professor Toyin Falola's membership to the Board of the International Scientific Committee (ISC) for four years and the ISC voted to make him a Vice President.
Fri, Mar 11, 2011
They have what it takes to overcome adversity, pursue and accomplish goals, excel as students, and set examples for their peers: Lindsey Carmichael (History/English) and Stephen Mercer (History).
Tue, Mar 8, 2011
College of Liberal Arts Pro Bene Meritis Award honors two Visiting Committee members — both history alumni
The College of Liberal Arts has announced the five recipients of the 2011 Pro Bene Meritis award which include Carolyn Townsend (B.A. English and History, '66, with a teaching certificate) and her husband, Peyton Townsend (B.A. Government and History, '62).
Wed, Mar 2, 2011
The College of Liberal Arts proudly announced the five recipients of the 2011 Pro Bene Meritis award and retired Professor G. Howard Miller was among the five selected for their outstanding service to the college.
Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Department of History receives $500,000 gift to create the Stuart W. Stedman Excellence Fund in History
Houston businessman and philanthropist Stuart W. Stedman has pledged $1 million to The University of Texas (UT) at Austin to provide scholarships to students in the Plan II Honors program and to promote excellence in the Department of History.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011
Professor Brands talks about Texas celebrating its 175th aniversary as a once-upon-a-time republic and how "we haven't done a good job making people admire us."
Thu, Feb 24, 2011
Pells’ latest book provides a wealth of informative detail into modern American culture.
Mon, Feb 21, 2011
Mon, Feb 14, 2011
Two historians write opinions on the relevance of studying history and the Egyptian monarch’s ouster in Austin American-Statesman newspaper
Professor Joan Neuberger writes about the importance of history for understanding the present and Associate Professor Yoav Di-Capua about looking at the recent literature from the region to shed light on the youth’s seemingly surprise eruption in Tehrir Square.
Thu, Feb 10, 2011
Visiting Committee Chair Josiah M. Daniel, III is elected to membership in The American Law Institute
Founded in 1923, The American Law Institute (ALI) has established itself as an organization “dedicated to clarifying and improving the law,” said ALI President Roberta Cooper Ramo when she welcomed 44 new members.
Wed, Feb 2, 2011
Professors Tiffany Gill and Juliet E.K. Walker are listed among the College of Liberal Art's faculty experts available for dialogue.
Tue, Feb 1, 2011
History Professor Miriam Bodian has been appointed as a fellow at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan for the academic year 2011-12.
Thu, Jan 27, 2011
Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Oshinsky will join Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other global leaders to discuss "Polio Eradication and the Power of Vaccines."
Tue, Jan 18, 2011
Third-year graduate student Christopher Heaney was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) regarding Yale University’s scheduled return of the artifacts from Machu Picchu.
Wed, Jan 12, 2011
Assistant Professor James Vaughn has been appointed a research fellowship at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University for the spring semester of 2011 and the 2011-12 academic year.