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Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair

Saturday, December 10, 2011 • 10:00 AM

Humanities Texas, Byrne-Reed House, 1410 Rio Grande Austin, TX 78701

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Politics of Memory: Guatemala's National Police Archive-DAY TWO

Friday, December 2, 2011

UT School of Law

A Collaboration Between the University of Texas at Austin and the Historical Archive of the National Police of Guatemala


Politics of Memory: Guatemala's National Police Archive-DAY ONE

Thursday, December 1, 2011

UT School of Law

A Collaboration Between the University of Texas at Austin and the Historical Archive of the National Police of Guatemala





Talk: Jeremi Suri on "American Nation-building from the Founders to Obama"

Thursday, November 17, 2011 • 8:00 PM

AT&T Center, Carillon Dining Room 2

Professor Jeremi Suri


"Achtung, Baby! Under the Gaiety Are Signs of War"

Sunday, November 13, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Neill-Cochran House Museum, 2310 San Gabriel Street, Austin, Texas 78705

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IHS Conf.: "Sexuality & Slavery" — TWO DAYS

Friday, November 11, 2011

AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., Room 202

Isaac & Rosa, slave children from New Orleans, 1863; Library of Congress


Teaching Workshop: Leading a Discussion

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1. 102

Faculty Panel



Let Me Tell You What Africa Means to Me: Stories of Africa from America

Friday, November 4, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Student Activity Center (SAC), Black Box Theater

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Graduate Symposium on Gender, History, and Sexuality

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1. 102

Documentary film viewing of Tagut ("Fog"in Tashelhit), followed by panel discussion.



Graduate Student Event: Meet with Dr. Morten Jerven

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Garrison (GAR) 1.102


Talk: "Some New Directions in African History"

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 10:00 AM

Garrison (GAR) 1.102



Dr. Alberto Martinez at the Texas Book Festival

Saturday, October 22, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas State Capitol: Capitol Extension Room E2.030

Dr. Martinez will present his new book, Science Secrets: The Truth about Darwin's Finches, Einstein's Wife, and Other Myths


Talk: "Modern Muslim Masculinities in an age of Transnational Media"

Friday, October 21, 2011 • 3:00 PM

GAR 4.100 (Garrison Hall, 4th floor)


Conf.: Constitutional Faith & Constitutional Redemption — TWO DAYS

Friday, October 21, 2011 • 12:00 PM

School of Law: Sheffield Room, Eidman Courtroom

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Graduate School Information Session

Thursday, October 20, 2011 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1. 102


Information Session: Maymester 2012, HIS 362G Uncovering Jewish Prague, Past & Present

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Garrison (GAR) 0.120

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Symp: "Slavery & Freedom in Savannah" — THREE DAYS

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia

Ceiling in Owens-Thomas slave quarters with

Information Session: Maymester 2012, HIS 362G Uncovering Jewish Prague, Past & Present

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Garrison (GAR) 2.112

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Radio Show: Dr. Suri discusses Wall Street protests on NPR's "Marketplace" show

Monday, October 3, 2011 • 6:30 PM

KUT-FMHD1 90.5 (local station)




Language Exams

Thursday, September 29, 2011 • 10:00 AM

GAR 1. 102

Translation exams for graduate students, in fulfillment of the foriegn language requirement.





History Honors Information Session

Thursday, September 22, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Garrison (GAR) 1.102


Teaching Workshop: Preparing and Delivering a Lecture

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1. 102

Faculty Panel



Radio Show: Dr. Suri participates in NPR panel discussion on U.S.-Israeli-Palenstinian relations

Sunday, September 18, 2011 • 4:00 PM

National Public Radio, 90.5 FM in Austin


Talk: "Civil War in Savannah"

Monday, September 12, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Belo Mansion, Dallas, Texas

Prof. Jacqueline Jones

Fall classes begin

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

UT campus

undergraduate

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Graduate Student/Faculty Reception

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 • 5:00 PM

GAR 4.100

Garrison Hall 4.100

Radio Interview: KUT, NPR-affliate to interview Prof. Jeremi Suri on Libya

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 • 5:00 PM

KUT radio, 90.5 FM

Prof. Jeremi Suri

New Teaching Assistant Orientation

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 • 8:30 AM

GAR 1.102

Garrison Hall 1.102

Radio Show, call-in

Thursday, August 18, 2011 • 4:00 PM

WPR radio call-in

Prof. Jeremi Suri

Graduate Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 • 9:00 AM

GAR 1.102

Graduate Adviser Jacqueline Jones

Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 • 1:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Graduate Adviser Jacqueline Jones

Book launch: Al Martinez's new book "Science Secrets"

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 • 7:00 PM

BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar (corner of 6th & Lamar)

Prof. Al Martinez launches new book

Summer Session 2011

Thursday, June 2, 2011

UT campus

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Department of History Spring Graduation 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center

Bass Concert Hall


Talk: "Soviet Propaganda and the Allies, 1941-1945"

Friday, April 22, 2011 • 2:00 PM

GAR 4.100


Gender Symp.: "Peeling Back 'The Yellow Wallpaper'"

Thursday, April 21, 2011 • 3:30 PM

GAR 1.102

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Two Talks: "Babi Yar: Site of Mass Murder, Ravine of Oblivion"

Thursday, April 21, 2011 • 3:30 PM

CPE 2.214 & GAR 4.100



Lecture: "Studying the History of Istanbul Through Violence"

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite 3.128


World Forum: Prof. Spellberg to participate in U.S.-Islamic World Forum

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, D.C.

2011 U.S.-Islamic World Forum to be held in Washington, D.C.

Talk: "Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow"

Monday, April 11, 2011 • 12:00 PM

SRH 1.313, Hackett Room

Prof. Frank Guridy

Conf.: in Honor of Professor A.G. Hopkins

Saturday, April 9, 2011 • 8:00 AM

GAR 1.102, 2.128 and 0.128

Prof. A.G. Hopkins



Talk: "Be Careful What You Secede For: The Unanticipated Consequences of the Civil War in Savannah”

Monday, April 4, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Belo Mansion & Pavilion, 2101 Ross Ave., Dallas, Texas

Prof. Jackie Jones on

Symp.: New Directions in African American Urban History

Friday, April 1, 2011 • 9:00 AM

GEB 3.312 (Dean's Conference Room)

Photo courtesy of Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Talk: "Humanists with Dirty Fingers: Correctors in the Renaissance Printing House"

Thursday, March 31, 2011 • 7:00 PM

Prothro Theatre, Harry Ransom Center

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Conf.: British Scholar Annual Conference—THREE DAYS

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas campus

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Littlefield Lectures #2: Dr. Alton Hornsby Jr.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 • 3:30 PM

GSB 2.124

Detail from book cover edited by Hornsby

Littlefield Lectures #1: Dr. Alton Hornsby Jr.

Monday, March 28, 2011 • 3:30 PM

GSB 2.124

Detail from book cover edited by Hornsby


IHS Workshop: "The Politics of Brain Drains"

Friday, March 25, 2011 • 12:00 PM

GAR 4.100

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Plan II Honors' Diamond Jubilee Celebration and Reunion—TWO DAYS

Friday, March 25, 2011 • 11:00 AM

UT campus

Plan II Program's 75th Anniversary





Talk: "Delayed Justice: Tracking the Infamous 'Mississippi Burning' Murders of 1964"

Thursday, March 10, 2011 • 12:00 PM

State Bar of Texas, Texas Law Center, Hatton W. Sumners Room on first floor, 1414 Colorado St., Austin, Texas

Prof. David Oshinsky and his article from in The New York Times, Aug. 30, 1998

Exhibition honors fighter for human rights

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 • 6:30 PM

The University Federal Credit Union Student Learning Commons, Perry-Castaneda Library

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Explore UT Open House

Saturday, March 5, 2011 • 11:00 AM

PAR & MEZ

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Talk: "What I learned at the Texas Revolution"

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 6:30 PM

Mira Vista Country Club, 6600 Mira Vista Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas

Prof. Bill Brands and his book cover,

Gender Symp.: "Cowgirl Up: The Pleasures and Perils of Academic Feminist Blogging"

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 4:00 PM

Eastwoods Room, Texas Union

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Panel: "People Power in Egypt — Early Thoughts on the Egyptian Revolution"

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 • 7:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Suite 3.502, 24th and Guadalupe Streets

Tahrir Square, Tues 8 Feb 2011; Photo source from Flickr

IHS Conf.: "Centering Families in Atlantic Worlds, 1500-1800"—TWO DAYS

Monday, February 28, 2011

AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., UT Austin campus

Detail, genealogy sampler (see image credit below) made by Lorenza Fisk, Concord, Mass., 1811

Lecture: Black History Month—The Empowerment Experiment

Friday, February 25, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Student Union Theater, UT campus

Dr. Maggie Anderson and her husband John on CBS News with Harry Smith

Conf.: From Natural Events to Social Disasters in the Circum-Caribbean—THREE DAYS

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 • 2:00 PM

SRH 1.313; TCC 1.110; Texas Union 3.502

Hurricane Katrina from http://skattertech.com/2005/08/hurricane-katrina-satellite-images/


Abriendo Brecha VIII: Eighth Annual Activist Scholarship Conference—THREE DAYS

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 9:30 AM

Texas Union

Abriendo Brecha VIII annual activist scholarship conference

Conf: Federalism and Its Future--THREE DAYS

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 4:30 PM

UT School of Law

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Gender Symp.: "Sex in the 17th Century City"

Thursday, February 3, 2011 • 3:00 PM

GAR 1.102

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Spring 2011 classes begin

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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125th Annual American Historical Association convention

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Boston, Mass.

American Historical Association 125th annual meeting