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Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series Presents Dr. Mark Metzler

Monday, December 8, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR, 4th floor


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series

Monday, November 24, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


University History Society presents a lecutre

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 1.122


Lecture on Civil War, followed by panel discussion and reception

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 • 3:30 PM

ATandT Executive Edu. and Conf. Center, Room TBA

Join us for the public debut of an exciting new publication series: The Littlefield History of the Civil War Era. This ambitious 16-volume publishing venture will cover the war from the earliest rumblings of disunion to Reconstruction and will be edited by University of Texas alumni Gary Gallagher and T. Michael Parrish.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series

Monday, November 17, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Responder: Dr. Neil Foley, Associate Professor, Department of History, UT Austin


Distinguished Author Series on Atlantic History presents a lecture

Friday, November 14, 2008 • 9:00 AM

GAR 1.102


Distinguished Author Series on Atlantic History presents a workshop

Thursday, November 13, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102


"Making Race, Making Health" Conference

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Campus of University of Texas at Austin


The Gender Symposium presents a workshop with Veronica Martinez

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 • 11:00 AM

GAR 2.124


Odyssey Speaker Series Presents Dr. Robert Olwell

Monday, November 10, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 0.102

This lecture series draws upon the concept of borders--political, philosophical, cultural, social--to provide Odyssey participants with a fascinating look at some of history's most compelling stories.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series Presents Dr. David Kinkela

Monday, November 10, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR, 4th Floor

Responder: Paul Rubinson, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, UT Austin


Reflections on Early Modern Spanish and Iberian Atlantic, lecutre

Friday, November 7, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.122


Lecture by Dr. Jacqueline Jones

Thursday, November 6, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, Concourse Room

Prof. Jacqueline Jones, the Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas and the Mastin Gentry White Professor of Southern History, will be giving a lecture about her new book, Saving Savannah, The City and Civil War.


University History Society presents a film

Thursday, November 6, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 1.122


Odyssey Speaker Series Presents Dr. Bruce Hunt

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 6:30 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 0.102

This lecture series draws upon the concept of borders--political, philosophical, cultural, social--to provide Odyssey participants with a fascinating look at some of history's most compelling stories.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series Presents Dr. A. Joan Saab

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR, 4th Floor

Responder: Dr. Steven Hoelscher, Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, UT Austin


Gender Symposium Presents a Panel Discussion

Friday, October 31, 2008 • 4:00 PM

GAR 1.122

The University of Texas Gender Symposium presents a panel discussion on issues of gender in primary sources.


History of Science Colloquium Presents a Talk by Dr. Adam Lucas

Friday, October 31, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

The History of Science Colloquium welcomes Dr. Adam Lucas, a historian of medieval technology, who will present "Narratives of Technological Revolution in the Middle Ages." As Dr. Lucas examines whether there was in fact a "technological revolution" in the Middle Ages, he also addresses the broader question of how and why historians have talked so much about "revolutions" of various kinds. The paper will be pre-circulated and available for pickup in the History Department's main off


Odyssey Speaker Series Presents Dr. David F. Crew

Monday, October 27, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 0.102

This lecture series draws upon the concept of borders--political, philosophical, cultural, social--to provide Odyssey participants with a fascinating look at some of history's most compelling stories.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series Presents Dr. Ebru Turan

Monday, October 27, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102


University History Society presents a lecture

Thursday, October 23, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 1.122


Odyssey Speaker Series Presents Dr. Laurie B. Green

Monday, October 20, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 0.102

This lecture series draws upon the concept of borders--political, philosophical, cultural, social--to provide Odyssey participants with a fascinating look at some of history's most compelling stories.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series

Monday, October 20, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Dr. James Sweet will present, "Domingos Álvares and the Politics of Public Healing in the Atlantic World."

Dr. Marjoleine Kars will present, "Frontiers of Identity: Mutiny and Rebellion in Dutch Berbice, 1763-1764."


Gender Symposium Presents a lecture by Betsey Blanche

Friday, October 17, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 0.120


History of Science Colloquium presents a talk by

Friday, October 17, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 2.124

Please join us for Dr. Paul Rubinson's presentation of “'An Elaborate Way of Committing National Suicide': Carl Sagan, Popularization, and Nuclear Winter.” This talk will analyze celebrity scientist Carl Sagan and his Nuclear Winter campaign, which collided with scientific ideology, Cold War politics, and the antinuclear movement during the 1980s.


Odyssey Speaker Series Presents Dr. Howard Miller

Monday, October 13, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 0.102

This lecture series draws upon the concept of borders--political, philosophical, cultural, social--to provide Odyssey participants with a fascinating look at some of history's most compelling stories.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series

Monday, October 13, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Responder: Dr. Ben Brower, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Texas A and M University


University History Society presents a film

Thursday, October 9, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 1.122


Odyssey Speaker Series Presents Dr. George Forgie

Monday, October 6, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 0.102

This lecture series draws upon the concept of borders--political, philosophical, cultural, social--to provide Odyssey participants with a fascinating look at some of history's most compelling stories.


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series Presents Dr. Frank Guridy

Monday, September 29, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

Responder: Dr. Tiffany Gill, Assistant Professor, Department of History, UT-Austin


Gender Symposium Presents a Talk by Saheed Aderinto

Friday, September 26, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102

"Lagos and the Politics of Illicit Sexuality in Nigeria"


History of Science Colloquium

Friday, September 26, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

The History of Science Colloquium is very pleased to be welcoming Dr. Steven Weinberg from the UT Physics Department. Dr. Weinberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979.

Dr. Weinberg will present a talk entitled "A Monologue Concerning the Four Chief Systems of the World."


University History Society presents a lecture

Thursday, September 25, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 1.122


Lecture by Charles L. Zelden

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 • 4:30 PM

MEZ 1.306


Distinguished Author Series on Atlantic History

Friday, September 19, 2008 • 6:00 PM

GAR 1.102


Distinguished Author Series on Atlantic History presents a lecture

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102


Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Series Presents Dr. Robert Olwell

Monday, September 15, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Responder: Dr. Lisa Moore, Associate Professor, Department of English, UT Austin


Gender Symposium Presents a Panel Discussion

Friday, September 12, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102

"Activism in the Academy and Beyond: Gender Studies and Social Change"


University History Society presents a film

Thursday, September 11, 2008 • 6:30 PM

GAR 1.122


Fall 2008 Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

40 acres


"Gone To Texas"

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Turtle Pond just north of the Tower

The College of Liberal Arts barbecue dinner with Austin live music, prizes, and a chance to meet with students, advisors, and faculty prior to Gone to Texas. At 8:00 P.M. we will join the rest of the University on the Main Mall for the campus-wide Gone to Texas festivities.


Graduate Student/Faculty Reception

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Garrison 1.102

Welcome for incoming graduate students.


TA Orientation

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 • 9:00 AM

Garrison 1.102


Graduate School Open House

Monday, August 25, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Main Building, Room 101

2008 Open House


Orientation for New Graduate Students

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Garrison 1.102

Required for incoming graduate students.


Second Session Summer School

Monday, July 14, 2008


First Session Summer School

Thursday, June 5, 2008


Department of History Spring Graduation 2008

Friday, May 16, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Recreational Sports Center (RSC)

Department of History Graduation Ceremony 2008


IHS and CAAS present a lecture by Dr. Moon-Ho Jung titled

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 • 4:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Dr. Moon-Ho Jung is an Associate Professor of History and Adjunct Associate Professor of American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington. He will give a talk titled, "Revisiting the Color Line: Toward a Broader Vision of Race and Region in (Asian) American History."


Gender Symposium presents a talk by Dr. Laurie Green

Friday, April 25, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 2.124

Dr. Laurie Green, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, UT Austin, presents a talk on "Memphis and the Racialization of Hunger: Neighborhood Activism, Medical Research, and the War on Poverty."


Littlefield Lectures presents: Peniel E. Joseph

Thursday, April 24, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Gebauer 4th Floor Conference Room


Littlefield Lectures presents: Peniel E. Joseph

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Gebauer 3rd Floor Conference Room


IHS presents lecture by Dr. Cassandra Pybus, University of Sydney

Monday, April 21, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102, Garrison Seminar Room


IHS presents a lecture by Dr. Kathleen Canning

Friday, April 18, 2008 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.120

Kathleen Canning's research areas include citizenship and gender in the Weimar Republic; European histories of the body, political violence in the aftermath of war, and the politics of social reform and social hygiene in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


Conference

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Various locations


Gender Symposium presents a talk by Dr. George Chauncey

Friday, April 11, 2008 • 3:00 PM

HRC Theatre


Lecture

Monday, April 7, 2008 • 4:00 PM

HRC, Tom Lea Room (3rd floor)

Caruth's lecture, entitled "Lying and History," examines the notion of the modern lie in two late essays by Hannah Arendt (“Truth and Politics” and “Lying in Politics”) and focuses, in particular, on her analysis of the modern lie as it governs the historical unfolding of the Viet Nam war.


Latin American Distinguished Speaker Series presents a workshop by Dr. Pablo Piccato

Friday, April 4, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BUR 232

The Workshop will be an opportunity for a few graduate students to talk about their research and get feedback on their current projects from Dr. Piccato, as well as other colleagues in the history department.


MEPHISTOS Graduate Student Conference

Friday, April 4, 2008

All Day Event, Eastwoods Room, Texas Union

MEPHISTOS is an annual international and interdisciplinary conference that brings together graduate students from the history, philosophy, anthropology, and sociology of science, technology, and medicine disciplines.


Latin American Distinguished Speaker Series presents a talk by Dr. Pablo Piccato

Thursday, April 3, 2008 • 5:15 PM

Texas Union, Chicano Room 4.206

Dr. Pablo Piccato of Columbia University will present a talk entitled, "Setting the Rules of Freedom: The Trajectory of the Press Jury." His lecture will be based on a chapter in his forthcoming book, "The Tyranny of Opinion: Honor in the Construction of the Mexican Public Sphere."


LLILAS Faculty Speaker Series presents a lecture by Prof. J. Cañizares-Esguerra

Thursday, April 3, 2008 • 12:00 PM

SRH 1.313, Hackett Room

Prof. Cañizares-Esguerra will present his book, "Nature, Empire, and Nation" which is a collection of essays that explores two traditions of interpreting and manipulating nature in the early-modern and nineteenth-century Iberian world: one instrumental and imperial, the other patriotic and national.


Africa Conference

Friday, March 28, 2008

Texas Student Union


Female Stigmatics in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy lecture

Thursday, March 27, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Waggener 214

The Department of Religious Studies presents the lecture "Performing Stigamata: Women Stigmatics in Italy 1300-1600" by art historian Cordelia Warr from the University of Manchester (UK).


Gender Symposium presents a talk by Jeff Parker

Friday, March 21, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 2.124


University History Society presents a film

Thursday, March 20, 2008 • 6:00 PM

GAR 1.122

1984, East Germany. An agent of the "Staatssicherheit" (secret police), conducts surveillance on two of the DDR’s largest intellectual stars.


Institute for Historial Studies presents a lecture by

Thursday, March 20, 2008 • 4:00 PM

GAR 0.128


Medieval Bibles: Studies in Word and Image (symposium)

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center (HRC)--21st and Guadalupe


University History Society presents a film

Thursday, February 28, 2008 • 6:00 PM

GAR 1.122

For this, the first meeting of UHS for the Spring 2008 semester, come watch the riveting and controversial film recounting the true story of three Australian servicemen fighting an Imperial war in South Africa, "Breaker Morant, A True Story."


Gender Symposium presents a talk by Jennifer Eckel

Friday, February 22, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 2.124


Latin American Distinguished Speaker Series presents a workshop by Dr. Luis Figueroa

Thursday, February 21, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BUR 232

The Workshop will be an opportunity for a few graduate students to talk about their research and get feedback on their current projects from Dr. Figueroa, as well as other colleagues in the history department.


Latin American Distinguished Speaker Series presents a lecture by Dr. Luis Figueroa

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Texas Union, Texas Governor's Room 3.116

The topic of Dr. Figueroa's lecture to the History Department will be on the reconfiguration of national and racial identities in Puerto Rico since the post-World War II‚ "modernization‚" of the island.


Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, February 8, 2008 • 3:00 PM

GAR 2.124


Come Back to Garrison Day 2: Mini-Lectures, Tours and Dining with Historians!

Friday, February 1, 2008 • 10:00 AM

GAR, check web site Come Back to Garrison

All day lectures and tours of newly renovated Garrison Hall followed by Dining with Historians (reservations required) at 7 p.m. at the Texas Exes Alumni Center.


The Virgin, Saints, and Angels art exhibit and interview

Friday, February 1, 2008

Blanton Museum

Prof. Susan Deans-Smith of the History Dept. and Ursula Davila Villa, assistant curator of Latin American Art at the Blanton Museum, are interviewed by John Aielli, KUT host for Aielli Unleashed and Eklektikos, about the exhibition "The Virgin, Saints, and Angels."


Come Back to Garrison

Thursday, January 31, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Main Building (Tower), Rm 212

The Department of History and the College of Liberal Arts invite students, faculty and alumni to celebrate the reopening of historic Garrison Hall at the "Come Back to Garrison" gala and reception Thursday, Jan. 31 and Friday, Feb. 1.


Classes resume for spring semester

Monday, January 14, 2008