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Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair - featuring H. W. Brands

Saturday, December 8, 2012 • 10:00 AM

Byrne-Reed House, 1410 Rio Grande, Austin, TX

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The Malleable PhD

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1. 102

A Talk by Susan Ferber, Senior Editor at Oxford University Press



Reflections on Brazil’s Estado Novo, 1937-1945

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • 3:30 PM

Eastwoods Room, UNB 2.102- Texas Union

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"Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Assessing the Future of U.S. Presence in the Persian Gulf"

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 • 12:15 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ 2.104

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Talk: "American Leadership for the Next Four Years: What Should We Expect?" by Dr. Jeremi Suri

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 • 12:00 PM

City Club, Fort Worth, Texas

Prof. Suri. Photo by Sasha Haagensen.

Gender Symp.: “Writing Sisterhood in the Argentine fin de siglo”

Friday, November 2, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.122

Julia Bunge

Talk: Philippa Levine on "Improving the Human Race One Gene At A Time: The Curious History of Eugenics in the Twentieth Century"

Thursday, November 1, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Carillon Mezzanine in the AT&T Center, 1900 University Avenue

Prof. Philippa Levine

"Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan"

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 • 12:15 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ 2.104



"Religion in American War and Diplomacy: A History"

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 • 12:15 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ 2.104

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Lecture: "Einstein, Relativity, and Myths"

Thursday, October 18, 2012 • 5:00 PM

WEL 3.502

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"Perspectives on Leadership: 2012 Election "

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • 9:00 PM

Longhorn Network


"Development Diplomacy: Inventing & Reinventing the International NGO"

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • 12:15 PM

SAC 1.118



Lecture: "Texas Agrarian Rebels and the Mexican Revolution"

Saturday, October 13, 2012 • 11:00 AM

ACC Northridge Campus, Lecture Hall, Bldg. 4000

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“Now That You're ABD: Meeting Your Academic and Non-Academic Responsibilites While Working on Your Disseration”

Thursday, October 11, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1. 102

A workshop for graduate students at all stages.


Talk: "How to Write a Protest Song"

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 • 12:30 PM

Belo Center for New Media (BMC) 5.208




"American Power After the Financial Crisis"

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 • 12:15 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ 2.104

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Emilio Zamora to speak at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center commemoration

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 • 6:00 PM

Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), 600 River Street



"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Friday, September 21, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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Gender Symp.: "Politics of Identity in the Archives"

Friday, September 21, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 4.100


"Why Vietnam? Explaining the War"

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 • 12:15 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ 2.104

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LLILAS Faculty Series: "Cartographies of Colombian Independence"

Thursday, September 13, 2012 • 12:00 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313




"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Saturday, September 8, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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Gender Symp.: "Pussy Riot: Turning Point in Russian History"

Friday, September 7, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

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"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Thursday, September 6, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Friday, August 31, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Thursday, August 30, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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Welcome Reception

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 • 5:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Fourth Floor

Reception for Faculty and Graduate Students


TA Orientation

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 • 9:00 AM

GAR 1. 102


"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Saturday, August 25, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Friday, August 24, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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"Freedom Fighter: The Story of a Traitor"

Thursday, August 23, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Dougherty Arts Center Theater (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX, 78704)

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Graduate Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 • 9:00 AM

GAR 1. 102


Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 • 1:00 PM

GAR 1. 102








Department of History Spring Graduation 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012 • 6:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center

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Informal Conversation with Patricia Nelson Limerick

Friday, April 27, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1. 102


"Love Story: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb" a program by the Austin History Center Association

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Austin Woman's Club, 708 San Antonio Street (free parking in lot behind club)

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Gender Symposium presents Claudia Rueda, Ph.D. Candidate in History

Friday, April 20, 2012 • 12:30 PM

Garrison 1.102




Graduate Symposium presents Dr. Ruramisai Charumbira

Friday, April 13, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 4.100


Info Session: History Honors Undergraduate Program

Monday, April 9, 2012 • 5:00 PM

GAR 1.102



Talk: "American Nation-Building: Past, Present, and Future," by Dr. Jeremi Suri

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 • 6:30 PM

Dallas, Texas

Prof. Suri. Photo by Sasha Haagensen.


2012 Africa Conference

Sunday, April 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin

10th annual African conference at the University of Texas at Austin.


Nosotros Los Tejanos Parade

Saturday, March 31, 2012 • 9:00 AM

Congress Avenue

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Tejano History Conference

Friday, March 30, 2012 • 9:00 AM

Texas State Capitol Building

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Tejano Monument unveiling at the Texas State Capitol

Thursday, March 29, 2012 • 10:00 AM

South Lawn of the Texas State Capitol

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Jeremi Suri presents "Can America be great again?" on Game Changers on March 28 at 6:30 PM

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 • 6:30 PM

KLRU Studio 6A, Jesse T. Jones Communication Building B, 6th floor

Prof. Jeremi Suri. Photo by Sasha Haagensen.



Talk by Joschka Fischer, former German Foreign Minister, "The Future of Europe"

Thursday, March 22, 2012 • 5:30 PM

LBJ Library and Musuem, 10th Floor Atrium

Joschka Fischer





Littlefield Lectures: Dr. Victoria Bynum (Day 2 of 2)

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 • 4:00 PM

ACE 2.302, Avaya Auditorium

Detail from series artwork by Veronica Jimenez Vega


Littlefield Lectures: Dr. Victoria Bynum (Day 1 of 2)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 • 4:00 PM

ACE 2.302, Avaya Auditorium

Detail from series artwork by Veronica Jimenez Vega



Discussion: Professors Etienne Balibar and Dominick LaCapra

Friday, March 2, 2012 • 12:00 PM

SAC 2.302 (Legislative Assembly Room)

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Gender Symp. Film Screening: “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot”

Friday, February 24, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

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Jeremi Suri Presents "Liberty's Surest Guardian" at BookPeople

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 • 7:00 PM

BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd







Talk: "Philosophy Lives! Abstraction and Affect in Recent French Thought"

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 • 4:30 PM

GAR 4.100




IHS Workshop: "The Material World and the Devil in Mexico and Guatemala"

Monday, January 23, 2012 • 12:00 PM

GAR 4.100