Ex-longhorn belts "Rock Me Gently" in popular ad
Tue, Dec 4, 2007
Paul Bartholomew (History '94) stars in the new Jeep Liberty commercial "Pouring In."
Thu, Nov 29, 2007
Assistant Professor of History James Wilson and Associate Professor Neville Hoad of the English Department organize World AIDS Day Conference.
Sun, Nov 11, 2007
Professor Jorge Canizares-Esguerra's recent book, Puritan Conquistadors, (Stanford, 2006) received the Honorable Mention of the biannual Murdo MacLeod Book Prize of The Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association.
Thu, Nov 8, 2007
Prof. James Sidbury, Graduate Adviser of the History Department's graduate program, just published a new book, Becoming African in America: Race and nation in the Early Black Atlantic (Oxford University Press, October 2007).
Wed, Nov 7, 2007
On Tuesday, November 13, at 4:00 p.m., Professor Albert Russell Ascoli will speak on the concept of 'fede,' or faith, in its Renaissance context.
Tue, Nov 6, 2007
Bruce Hunt, an associate professor in the UT History Department, spoke recently at meetings in Glasgow and London to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Lord Kelvin (1824-1907), one of the great figures of Victorian science.
Fri, Oct 19, 2007
Oct. 18, 2007 The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin announced it is forming a groundbreaking partnership with the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), a world-renowned university dedicated to the study of international politics and diplomacy.
Mon, Oct 15, 2007
The inaugural British Scholar Annual Conference (BSAC) will be held on 2-3 November 2007 at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
Second professor from UT History Dept. to be named top young historian
Thu, Oct 11, 2007
Professor Hsu is recognized for her migration and ethnic studies research.
Mon, Sep 17, 2007
Assistant Professor Carolyn Eastman's research shows women were much more outspoken in public than historians have recognized. Her recent article in the journal Gender and History (August 2007) has been discussed by both the History News Network and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Fri, Sep 14, 2007
Robert H. Abzug, the Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History at The University of Texas at Austin, will lead the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, a center established in 2006 with a $6 million challenge grant from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.
Mon, Sep 10, 2007
Alumnus Dr. David Paul Haney is publishing a book on the isolation of American sociology from society at large.
Prof. Cañizares-Esguerra has been invited to lecture by multiple universities and research centers around the world
Mon, Aug 27, 2007
This year, History Prof. Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra has presented and is scheduled to present his research at 14 universities and research centers world-wide.
Wed, Aug 8, 2007
Associate Professor of History Leonard Moore was interviewed for WBUR Boston's "On Point" show today regarding Barry Bonds breaking baseball's home run record.
Fri, Jul 20, 2007
UT undergraduate Christine Ho is participating in the Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) program.
Alumna earned a history degree in 1933
Thu, Jul 12, 2007
Lady Bird Johnson, former first lady, died Wednesday at the age of 94. She attended The University of Texas at Austin where she earned a history degree in 1933 and a degree in journalism in 1934.
Tue, Jun 19, 2007
Gov. Rick Perry appointed Jesús F. de la Teja of Austin as Texas State Historian, pursuant to Senate Bill 1787 of the 78th Legislature. De la Teja is an alumus from the UT History Department's graduate program.
Mon, Jun 4, 2007
Nine Normandy Scholars graduated together at UT's Bass Concert Hall in the History Department's commencement ceremony on May 18, 2007.
Tue, May 29, 2007
Wars, disease and genocide are among the problems facing college graduates who will become our nation’s leaders in the years ahead. The problems are ominous, but the good news is that they are no more ominous than those faced by previous generations of Americans, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Oshinsky told graduating students Saturday, May 19, at The University of Texas at Austin.
Thu, May 24, 2007
History commencement opening remarks by Chair Alan Tully recognized the graduates for their accomplishments and the faculty for their teaching/research awards, including a second Pulitzer Prize recipient in the department, Dr. David Oshinsky.
Wed, May 23, 2007
On Tuesday, May 8, 2007, the History Graduate Program honored its students with a reception to announce and celebrate awards, fellowships, degrees, and jobs.
Fri, May 18, 2007
Assistant Professor Mary Neuburger has been awarded a research grant from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for the academic year 2007-08.
Wed, May 9, 2007
Assistant Professors James Wilson and Laurie Green recently gave radio interviews to discuss AIDS in the United States and Africa, and the African American civil rights movement in Memphis, respectively.
Thu, Apr 26, 2007
Assistant Professor James Wilson spoke about the history of AIDS at a Face AIDS panel discussion on Tuesday, April 24.
Wed, Apr 18, 2007
History Department alumnus Dr. Michael Phillips has been awarded the prestigious T.R. Fehrenbach Book Award for his book White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in Dallas, 1841-2001.
Fri, Apr 6, 2007
Associate Professors Cynthia Talbot and Neil Foley have both been awarded prestigious Guggenheim fellowships to fund their research into Indian and U.S. Southwest history, respectively.
Tue, Apr 3, 2007
Dr. David M. Oshinsky, winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in the history category, will be the speaker at the 124th Spring Commencement at The University of Texas at Austin, May 19 on the Main Mall.
Fri, Mar 30, 2007
The Department of History's spring graduation of 2007 will take place in Bass Concert Hall on May 18 at 6 p.m.
Thu, Mar 29, 2007
Assistant Professor Mark Metzler has been awarded one of the Hamilton Awards for his book Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan.
Fri, Mar 9, 2007
Professor David Oshinsky has been selected as one of the 2007 Pro Bene Meritis awards from the College of Liberal Arts.
Mon, Mar 5, 2007
The Normandy Scholar Program (NSP) covers the origins and history of World War II. In the endeavor to acquaint students with as many perspectives as possible, veterans of the war are invited to come and share their experiences as guest lecturers.
Mon, Feb 19, 2007
Emilio Zamora, Associate Professor in History, has been awarded a research fellowship from the prestigious J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for the 2007-08 academic year.
Mon, Feb 19, 2007
Professor H.W. Brands will participate in Explore UT, an open house showcasing everything UT has to offer, on March 3.
Chair Alan Tully will meet with university community
Mon, Feb 12, 2007
Tue, Feb 6, 2007
Associate professor of history Mark Lawrence was chosen as one of the nation's "Top Young Historians" by the History News Network.
Tue, Jan 30, 2007
Mark Metzler's book, Lever of Empire – The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan, published in March of 2006, has been drawing acclaim from scholars.
Mon, Jan 29, 2007
Congratulations to Brian Mann on being awarded a 2006-07 Liberal Arts Graduate Research Award. The purpose of the fellowship is to fund research and research-related expenses for graduate students in the second or third year of their programs.
Tue, Jan 23, 2007
Associate Professor Madeline Hsu has recently been chosen by the president of the Organization of American Historians to join the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program.
Fri, Jan 19, 2007
Prof. David Crew, who received the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for 2005-06 recognizing his excellence in undergraduate teaching, will be honored on Jan. 22 at an awards dinner.