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History Dept. MOVING

Monday, December 10, 2007 • 8:00 AM

Garrison Hall

The Department of History will be moving back into Garrison Hall on Monday, December 10, 2007.

World AIDS Day Conference

Saturday, December 1, 2007 • 10:30 AM

Eastwoods Rm., Texas Union

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will be sponsoring an event in conjunction with the World AIDS Day initiatives of student groups on the UT campus.

University History Society presents film showing

Thursday, November 29, 2007 • 5:00 PM

BUR 554

Prof. John Jeffries Martin presents

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 • 5:00 PM

UTC 1.130

UT History of Science Colloquium presents

Friday, November 16, 2007 • 1:00 PM

BUR 436A

Lecture: What's in a Word? 'Fede' and its doubles between Machiavelli and Luther

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 • 4:00 PM

Texas Governor's Room, 2nd floor of Texas Union

Professor Ascoli’s principal field of study is Medieval and Early Modern Italian culture from the 13th to the 16th centuries.

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, November 9, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Graduate Student Workshop with Prof. Jeremy Adelman

Friday, November 9, 2007 • 9:00 AM

BUR 554

Distinguished Authors on Atlantic History Series presents

Thursday, November 8, 2007 • 4:00 PM

BUR 232

First Annual British Scholar Conference

Friday, November 2, 2007 • 8:45 AM

Tom Lea and J. A. R. Moseley Rooms at Harry Ransom Center; Keynote address at Jessen Auditorium, HRH

The First Annual British Scholar Conference will include 12 panels with close to 50 scholars from across the United States, Canada, and Britain.

Professor Martin Wiener from Rice University will deliver the keynote address on Friday, 2 November in the Jessen Auditorium, HRH at 3 PM.

The title of Professor Wiener's talk is "'Who knows the Empire who only the Empire knows?' Re-connecting British and Imperial History from the Other Side".

University History Society presents

Monday, October 29, 2007 • 4:00 PM

BUR 436A

For this, the first official event of the UHS, come and engage in debate over the most relevant revolution to our national history-- the American revolution of 1775-83.

Gender Symposium presents a lecture

Friday, October 26, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 554

Assistant Professor of History at Texas A and M University Leah DeVun presents a lecture on "Surgery, Intersex, and the Demands of Difference."

Lecture by Prof. Ramon Mujica-Pinilla

Monday, October 22, 2007 • 5:00 PM

BUR 554

Professor Mujica Pinilla is one of the most important historians of religious history in colonial Peru. The title of his lecture is "Art, Angels and Apocalypse in Early Modern Imperial Spain and Viceregal Peru."

Latin American Distinguished Speaker Series presents

Friday, October 19, 2007 • 11:00 AM

Texas Union, Chicano Room 4.206

Conference: Asia in Latin America

Friday, October 19, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Oct. 19: Avaya Auditorium (ACE 2.302); Oct. 20: Connally Room, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center (UTX)

A conference exploring the histories, literatures, and ideologies of Asians in the Americas.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jeffrey Lessor will speak on “How Shizuo Osawa became 'Mario the Jap' and other Stories of Brazilian Ethnicity”, 9:00-10:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. three panel discussions.

UT History of Science Colloquium presents

Thursday, October 18, 2007 • 2:00 PM

PHR 2.110

Latin American Distinguished Speaker Series

Thursday, October 18, 2007 • 11:00 AM

Jester (JES A215A)

Gender Symposium presents a panel discussion

Friday, October 12, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Four graduate students from UT Austin, will present their work at a panel discussion.

Panel Discussion

Monday, October 8, 2007 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union Theatre

Phi Alpha Theta Initiation

Friday, September 28, 2007 • 7:00 PM

Glen Maloney Room, SSB

Gender Symposium Presents a talk

Friday, September 28, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Departmental Language Exams

Friday, September 28, 2007 • 10:00 AM

BUR 554

Gender Symposium Presents a Panel Discussion

Friday, September 14, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Associate Professors Kamran Ali, Dept. of Anthropology; Elizabeth Hendrick, Dept. of English; and Martha Newman, Dept. of History; will participate in a panel discussion based on Joan Scott's 1986 article, "Gender: Still a Useful Category of Historical Analysis."

Graduate Student Workshop

Friday, September 14, 2007 • 9:00 AM

BUR 554

UT History graduate student Adrian Howkins discusses his paper "Reluctant Collaborators: Argentina and Chile in Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year, 1957-58" with fellow graduate student Paul Conrad and Dr. Tom Bender, NYU.

Dr. Thomas Bender of NYU discusses his book,

Thursday, September 13, 2007 • 3:30 PM

BUR 554

Thomas Bender is a University Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History at NYU in addition to being Director of the International Center for Advanced Studies. He will meet with members of the Dept. of History to discuss A Nation Among Nations, which will be introduced by Pablo Mijangos.

Fall 2007 Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Faculty/Graduate Student Reception

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 • 5:00 PM

Burdine 554

TA Orientation

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Burdine 554

Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Burdine 554

Call for papers, "Making Race, Making Health" Conference, November 13-15, 2008

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Campus of University of Texas at Austin

Second Session Summer School

Monday, July 9, 2007

First Session Summer School

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Department of History Spring Graduation 2007

Friday, May 18, 2007 • 6:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

Department of History Graduation Ceremony 2007

FACE AIDS presents a panel discussion

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 • 7:00 PM

UTC 2.112A

The following speakers will discuss HIV/AIDS and its impact on sub-Saharan Africa, and a guest speaker will talk about what it is like living with HIV.

Atlantic Series presents a talk

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 • 4:00 PM

WEL 2.312

Atlantic Series presents a talk

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 • 9:00 AM

BUR 436A

Atlantic Series presents a talk

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 • 9:00 AM

BUR 436A

Atlantic Series presents a talk

Monday, April 23, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BUR 554

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, April 20, 2007 • 3:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, April 6, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Application Deadline

Sunday, April 1, 2007

BUR 548

Africa Conference

Friday, March 30, 2007

2.102 Eastwoods Rm., Texas Union, University of Texas

Spanning over a three-day period, this conference will focus on the histories, genres, meanings, purposes, and impact of popular cultures throughout Africa.

Over a hundred scholars from throughout the globe will present papers examining various aspects of African popular cultures. Topics will range from country music in Zimbabwe to beer drinking habits throughout Ghana to issues of HIV/AIDS in African fiction.

Gender Symposium presents a panel

Friday, March 23, 2007 • 4:00 PM

BUR 436A

Gender Symposium presents a book discussion

Friday, March 23, 2007 • 1:00 PM

BUR 436A

Scholarship Application Deadline

Friday, March 23, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BUR 480

All materials must be submitted by Noon on Friday, March 23, 2007.

Application forms may be obtained from the History Advising Office in BUR 480 (bulletin board outside of office).

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Thursday, March 22, 2007 • 7:00 PM

PHR 2.108

Prof. James F. Brooks, President/CEO of the School of American Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico will give a public lecture titled, "Friction: Conflict and Creativity in our American Southwest"

Application Deadline

Monday, March 19, 2007

BUR 548

Faculty Student Brunch

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 • 9:00 AM

History Conference Room

Explore UT

Saturday, March 3, 2007 • 11:00 AM

PAR 204

Gender Symposium presents a talk by Dr. Carolyn Eastman

Friday, March 2, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A


Thursday, March 1, 2007 • 1:00 PM

BUR 436A

Phi Alpha Theta Initiation

Saturday, February 24, 2007 • 8:00 PM

Glen Maloney Room, SSB

Gender Symposium Spring Semester Celebration

Friday, February 23, 2007 • 6:00 PM

Location changed to: 3206 Greenlee Drive

Conrad's talk is titled "The Doodling Assistant and the Elusive Truths of the Census: Gender, Calidad, and the Working of Colonial Power in the Mexican North, 1790-1825."


Thursday, February 22, 2007 • 4:00 PM

ACE 2.302--Avaya Auditorium


Thursday, February 15, 2007

Feb. 15--Calhoun 100, 4-6 p.m.; Feb. 16--Burdine 554, 12-3 p.m.

Kenneth Maxwell is Director of the Brazil Studies Program at Harvard University's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and a Visiting Professor in the Department of History.

On Thursday, Feb. 15, from 4-6 p.m., he will present a talk titled "U.S.-Latin American Relations: Why the Neglect?"

On Friday, Feb. 16, from 12-3 p.m., he will discuss his recent book: "Naked Tropics: Essays on Empire and Other Rogues," Routledge, 2004.


Tuesday, February 13, 2007 • 3:00 PM

Texan Union, Asian Culture Room


Friday, February 9, 2007 • 9:00 AM

MRH 2.610

The proposed conference examines musical changes of the 1990s and the new millennium in the Caribbean and links them to broader global trends and research topics in the social sciences.

XXVII Annual ILASSA Student Conference on Latin America

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Thompson Conference Center

The Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) will host its 27th annual conference.

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 • 10:00 AM

Gregory Gym Plaza unless inclement weather, then Jester Concourse

Classes resume for spring semester

Tuesday, January 16, 2007