News & Past Events

Event flyer for 2020 History Department senior comps presentations
December 4, 2020

Please join the History Department and the Class of 2021 History majors for senior comps oral presentations.

Cover of Ethnohistory special issue
November 6, 2020

From Duke University Press (publisher):

“This special issue [of Ethnohistory] reconstructs the integrated roles of real and symbolic birds and their feathers in ancient and colonial Mesoamerican and trans-Atlantic societies.

Image of book cover for "These People Have Always Been a Republic" by Maurice Crandall
October 22, 2020

Forgoing the Franchise: When Voting Endangers Indigenous Sovereignty is the second lecture in a three-part speaker series on Race and Electorates: From Sovereignty to Suffrage in U.S. History.

Image of book cover
October 19, 2020

A Collective Biography of Women and Emancipation in the Americas

Award certificate
October 9, 2020

Hannah Huang ’21 is the recipient of the 2020 Junior Paper Prize for her HIST 300 essay titled, “Commitment to a Christian Nation and the Ideal Family: Writings on Christianity and Homosexuality in the 1970s American Politics.”

Image of the book cover
September 28, 2020

Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement is the first lecture in a three-part speaker series on Race and Electorates: From Sovereignty to Suffrage in U.S. History.

Headshot of Jane Hong
April 27, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Jane Hong for receiving tenure through the 2019-20 promotion and tenure process at Oxy. Dr. Hong has been promoted to associate professor, effective in the 2020-21 academic year.

Related article: Hong featured in PBS Docuseries

April 13, 2020

The History Department is pleased to announce the following winners of this year's Hardy Prize for Best Senior Thesis:

Event poster for Dr. Erica Ball's discussion of "Reconsidering Roots: Race, Politics, and Memory"
February 11, 2020

Join us for a talk by Oxy's own Dr. Erica Ball, Professor of History and Chair of Black Studies, about a collection of essays about race, gender, violence, and power.

Event poster for History department senior comps presentations
December 3, 2019

History class of 2020's senior comprehensive project presentations.