News & Past Events
We are pleased to announce Dr. Thomas Balcerski of Eastern Connecticut State University as the Visiting Billington Professor of U.S. History for 2022-23.
Emily Jo Wharry '20, double major in history and politics and winner of the History Department's 2020 Hardy Prize for Best Senior Thesis, offers a powerful criti
Professor Puerto is co-PI and co-Director of a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, which will fund Oxy’s Humanities for Just Communities program
Gus Grunau ’22 is the recipient of the 2021 Junior Paper Prize for his essay titled, "Jews in the Historiography of North Africa: Identity, Agency, Jewish-Muslim Relations, and Colonial Boundaries."
The award was announced at the History Department Fall Party on Thursday, November 4, 2021.
This year's History Department Fall Party will feature Prof. Nina Gelbart discussing her latest book Minerva's French Sisters: Women of Science in Enlightenment France (Yale University Press, 2021). The department will also announce the winner of the Junior Paper Prize at the hors d'oeuvres reception that will immediately follow the lecture.
Congratulations to Professor Marla Stone who has been appointed as the next Andrew W. Mellon Humanities Professor at the American Academy in Rome (AAR) based on the recommendation of an international search committee. Professor Stone will be serving a three-year term at the AAR.