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Christmas Holidays

Friday, December 22, 2006

BUR 536

Final Exam Schedule

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

The final exam schedule for the fall 2006 semester is now online.

Distinguished Speakers in Latin American History Series

Monday, November 20, 2006 • 2:30 PM

Sinclair Suite, Texas Union

Dr. Burns is most famous for her book, "Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru," and is currently working on a project that examines indigenous scribes, writing, and power.

Presentation on How to Get Into Graduate School

Friday, November 17, 2006 • 12:00 PM

BUR 436A

Dr. Wildenthal, associate history professor, and Mr. Getman, Texas Ex history/religious studies honors student, now a PhD candidate at Rice, will deliver an informational presentation on how to get into graduate school, as well as an introduction to the Rice history graduate program.

NSP Orientation

Friday, November 10, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Walter Webb Hall, Campus Club

Orientation for new Normandy Scholars of 2007 and their introduction at a following reception.

Spring registration

Monday, October 30, 2006

Registration for all currently enrolled and re-admitted students for the spring of 2007 will begin on October 30 and continue through November 10 (except for November 5).

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, October 27, 2006 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, October 13, 2006 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436 A

Luther's talk is titled, "The Doctor openning his portmantua took an Instrument out of it and...he tryed to remove the Child:" Abortion, Doctors, and Death in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut

Distinguished Author Series on Atlantic History presents a lecture

Thursday, October 12, 2006 • 2:00 PM

BUR 436 A

There will be a discussion of Professor Maxwell's "Naked Tropics."

NSP Application Deadline

Monday, October 9, 2006

BUR 536

Application deadline for spring semester: Oct. 9, 2006

Gender Symposium presents a panel discussion on

Friday, September 15, 2006 • 3:00 PM

BUR 436A

Each panel member will discuss how they broach the topics of gender and sexuality in their teaching and share challenges they have faced with students in the classroom related to issues of gender or sexuality.

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 • 10:00 AM

Gregory Gym Plaza

Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Burdine 554

Gender Symposium Call for Papers

Monday, August 21, 2006

The gender symposium is a bi-monthly forum for graduate students and professors to deliver papers and works-in-progress that critically engage the topics of gender, women, and sexuality.

History Dept. MOVING to Burdine Hall

Monday, July 24, 2006 • 8:00 AM

Burdine (BUR)

The History Department is moving out of Garrison Hall, built in 1926, for the next one to two years while it is being renovated.

Summer Classes

Monday, July 10, 2006

Summer Classes

Thursday, June 1, 2006

Department of History Graduation Ceremony 2006

Friday, May 19, 2006 • 6:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

History Department Chair, Professor Alan Tully

Convocation Speaker: Dr. Ricardo Romo, President, UT San Antonio
UT Austin Class of 1967, Bachelor degree in Education with History teaching field

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, April 21, 2006 • 3:00 PM

GAR 107

This talk will be on 20th-century leftist thought and activity.

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, April 7, 2006 • 3:00 PM

GAR 107--Please note room change.

Pre-circulated documents are available in the History Office, GAR 101.

Phi Alpha Theta presents a talk

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 • 6:30 PM

Anna Hiss Gym (AGH), Rm. 135

David Neumeyer is a Professor of Music Theory and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Music. Laura Neumeyer, recently retired, served as a Academic Adviser in Plan II Honors. The talk will cover the history of social dance in Texas, from the influence of German and Czech immigrants to the current scene in Texas dance halls today. It will also cover background on the development of the two-step and country western swing.

Latin American History presents Distinguished Speaker lecture

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 • 4:00 PM

Chicano Culture Rm. 4.206, Texas Union

Dred Scott Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Eidman Courtroom

The University of Texas Law School, together with the Chicago-Kent Law Review (which will publish the articles) is co-sonsoring a symposium on Dred Scott as we approach the 150th anniversary of that decision.

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, March 24, 2006 • 3:00 PM

HRC Auditorium, Reception following talk

Africa Conference

Friday, March 24, 2006

2.102 Eastwoods Rm., Texas Union, University of Texas

Convener Dr. Toyin Falola describes this 6th annual African conference: Africans have always been on the move, ever since the time they created civilization and scattered it around the continent and elsewhere.

Littlefield Lectures

Thursday, March 23, 2006 • 3:30 PM

GEB 4.200C

A biennial event supported by an endowment from UT benefactor Major George Littlefield, the Littlefield Lectures bring distinguished scholars of Southern history to campus for a series of public talks on consecutive days. This year's speaker is Edward L. Ayers, Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Hugh Kelly Professor of History at the University of Virginia.

Lecture Series

Wednesday, March 8, 2006 • 7:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

In commemoration of International Women's Day, The Chicano/a Latino/a Graduate Student Association presents The 10th Annual Race, Class, and Gender in the Borderlands Lecture Series: "Prisons, Social Movements and Human Rights"

This will be a joint presentation by Ana Ignacia "La Nacha" Rodriguez - Comité 68, Mexico and raúlrsalínas - Red Salmon Arts/Prisoner's Rights Support Network, Texas

Explore History at UT's Open House

Saturday, March 4, 2006 • 11:00 AM

Parlin, Mezes

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, March 3, 2006 • 3:00 PM

MEZ 1.306 and reception in GAR 100 after talk

This is the Gender Symposium's second major lecture of the year featuring Assoc. Prof. Leslie Reagan of University of Illinois. She will be talking about the 100-year period between the 1870s and when abortion became legal in the 1970s.

Phi Alpha Theta presents a talk

Monday, February 27, 2006 • 6:30 PM

GAR 107

Professor Janet Davis will give a lecture entitled "Going to the Dogs." Davis will speak about her research on animals in American culture.

After the talk, everyone is invited to participate in making dog biscuits for the Humane Society of Austin.

Phi Alpha Theta Initiation

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 • 7:00 PM

GAR 100

Prof. Guridy will give a lecture entitled "Why Cuba?" He will discuss the importance of Cuba and its long history of interaction with the United States in light of the upsurge of interest in Cuban culture in the U.S. in recent years. Guridy will also discuss the ways he uses his scholarship and teaching to help create a space to imagine a post-Cold War relationship between the two nations.

Gender Symposium presents a talk

Friday, February 17, 2006 • 3:00 PM

GAR 100


Thursday, February 16, 2006 • 10:00 AM

San Jacinto Conf. Facilities and Homer Rainey Hall

Abriendo Brecha III: Conference encompassing various events related to the performing arts, crisis and politics of the Americas


Monday, February 13, 2006 • 4:00 PM

Texas Governor's Room, 2nd floor of Texas Union

Distinguished Speaker Series in Latin American History presents a talk by Dr. Williams on his latest research entitled: "The Portrait(s) of the Intrepid Mariner Simão: Visual Histories of Blackness in the Luso-Atlantic at the End of the Slave Trade"

Gender Symposium presents a panel discussion on

Friday, February 3, 2006 • 3:00 PM

GAR 100

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, February 1, 2006 • 10:00 AM

Jester Hall Concourse