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History Department Swag On Sale Now!

January 17, 2019

Hear ye, hear ye!! The Department of History has new swag available now! New shirt designs with the Rochester logo on the front, and the history department logo on the back! And, for the first time in history, we have department hats! We are also still offering our reusable mugs, while supplies last. With every purchase, comes free stickers and buttons!

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Peter Sposato has a contract for publication with Cornell University Press

January 16, 2019

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Tanya Bakhmetyeva awarded prize for best Catholic biography

December 20, 2018

Alumna Tanya Bakhmetyeva won the Harry C. Koenig Award for the best Catholic biography for her monograph, Mother of the Church: Sofia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France.

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Dasha Lynch wins First Prize in the Research Initiative Award of the Friends of the UR Library

December 11, 2018

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Camden Burd recently awarded a Grey Towers Scholar in Residence Fellowship

November 5, 2018

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Professor Joseph Inikori presents at the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Symposium

November 1, 2018

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Remembering scholar John Waters, a ‘proto-digital historian’

September 20, 2018

Fellow historians, faculty, staff, and students are remembering John Waters, a professor emeritus of history, for his inspired teaching, energetic enthusiasm, and trailblazing approach to the history of ordinary folks. Waters, an expert on American colonial history, the American Revolution, and the Civil War and Reconstruction, died September 14, at the age of 83.

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