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May 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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Dissertation Prospectus Workshop Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 1-2pm https://ucr.zoom.us/j/93753160831 Schedule and Panelists 1:00-1:10pm: Program perspectives — Prof. Alec Haskell and Alesha Jaennette 1:10-1:20pm: Faculty perspectives — Prof. Dana Simmons and Prof. Cliff Trafzer 1:20-1:30pm: Student perspectives — Katrin Boniface…
May 24, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
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  During this presentation, Professor Chia will talk briefly about two quite different research projects. The first has to do with traditional Chinese book culture, with a focus on a long-lived edition of the Buddhist canon. The second project deals with the production and circulation of a different commodity, both in China…
May 17, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
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  Please join second-year graduate students Sergio Maldonado and Mark Reynolds as they discuss Sergio’s research on the Mexicali salinity crisis and American electoral politics. By analyzing Mexican and American sources from the 1970s, Sergio demonstrates how the intersectionality of the environment, state authority,…
May 14, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
To request a copy of the manuscript and zoom login information, please email denver.graninger@ucr.edu
The UCR Ancient and Medieval Studies Group will meet on Friday, May 14, 3:00-4:30 to discuss Madeleine Ste. Marie's manuscript on "Episcopal and Existential Crisis Management in the Epistles of Sidonius Apollinaris." To request a copy of the manuscript and zoom login information, please email denver.graninger@ucr.edu 
May 10, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
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Monday, May 10, 4:30-5:30pm zoom registration required Engin Mert Gokcek, PhD candidate, will discuss with John Haberstroh, PhD candidate, his research on the survival and continuation of Greco-Roman paganism in the Byzantine Empire. By using evidence from fifth- to seventh century CE Byzantine texts, Mert will analyze how pagan…
May 07, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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  Prof. Benjamin will discuss research methods and questions from his forthcoming book, The Texture of Change: Cloth, Commerce and History in Western Africa, 1700-1850. The book examines historical change across a broad region of western Africa — from Saint Louis, Senegal to Freetown, Sierra Leone — through the history of…
April 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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  Offering a trans-imperial perspective that reassesses the complex relationship between Hungarians, Habsburgs, and Ottomans, Professor Michels’ new book, The Habsburg Empire under Siege (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2021), portrays the resistance of ordinary men and women and their hopes for liberation from Habsburg military occupation…
April 26, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
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The public history research of Audrey Maier, PhD candidate, traces Mexican American community building in the small citrus town of Bryn Mawr, California, located 60 miles east of Los Angeles. She analyzes how local and state perceptions of race and rurality created a unique racialized landscape. In her presentation, she will…
April 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am
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The program of the event reads as follows: 18.00-18.10: welcome & introduction (by Asuman Lätzer-Lasar and Emiliano R. Urciuoli) 18.10-18.40: communication by Richard Lim on “Contextualizing Urban Religion in Late Antiquity” 18.40-: open discussion (by giving priority to the students) Concerning this last point, some of…
April 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Zoom: https://ucr.zoom.us/j/93546014382
          Dr. Clifford Trafzer Distinguished Professor & Costo Chair of History presents his latest book: Strong Hearts & Healing Hands: Southern California Indians and Field Nurses, 1920–1950 Friday April 23, 2 pm Zoom: https://ucr.zoom.us/j/93546014382
April 19, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Register in advance for this meeting: https://ucr.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsduiqqD0rHtH3MQfeb2cSZpfL0BsxRgBs 
The Colloquia and Workshops Committee welcomes Professor Elizabeth Watkins, the new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at UCR, who will present an intellectual autobiography of her research trajectory over the course of her academic career, including discussion of her current book project. Dear History staff, graduate…
April 16, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
To request a copy of the chapter draft and a zoom link, please contact Denver Graninger (denver.graninger@ucr.edu).
"The UCR Ancient and Medieval Studies Group will next meet on Friday, April 16, 3:30-5:00pm on zoom.    We look forward to discussing Jeff Chu's precirculated chapter draft on "Thracians in the Achaemenid Empire," which is drawn from his dissertation "Thracians among Others: Encounters with Greek, Macedonians, and Persians…
April 12, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
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In this next faculty colloquium organized by the Colloquia and Workshops Committee, Professor Monte Kugel will discuss her current book project, paying particular attention to how a researcher who relies on sources largely generated by non-Natives reads the archive “against the grain.”          Monday, April 12, 4:30-5:…
April 01, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Making Black Women’s Liberation anAfrican Decolonial Imperative, 1956-1960 DR. YATTA KIAZOLU Register:https://tinyurl.com/UCRStuckeyYK UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow, UC San Diego Th. April 1, 2021 • 4pm   DOWNLOAD FULL FLYER
March 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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March 15, the Ides of March, is forever associated with the assassination of Julius Caesar by senators hoping to preserve the Roman Republic. The aftermath was not what they had hoped. On the anniversary of the Ides in 2021, explore with Roman historians Edward Watts and Stefan Chrissanthos the political rise, gruesome death, and…
March 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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N. D. B Connolly is Associate Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, where he occupies the Herbert Baxter Adams chair and directs the program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship.  Connolly’s 2014 book, A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, received awards from the Urban…
March 08, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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In this next faculty colloquium organized by the Colloquia and Workshops Committee, Professor Denver Graninger will discuss with UCR History Graduate Students Jordan Cohen and Jeff Chu his current book project on ancient Larisa, an important city in the northern Greek world. As open to the more famous and better documented cities…
February 22, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
https://ucr.zoom.us/j/94405127160
You are warmly invited to attend the next colloquium in the "Get to Know the History Faculty!" series organized by the Colloquia and Workshops Committee.   Please join us for Prof. Michele Salzman's talk "Resilience and Resurgence or Decline and Fall? Rome in Late Antiquity" next Monday, February 22, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm: https://…
February 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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"Edward Blyden's Debt to the Plantation Intellectuals in the Public Sphere of American Slave Societies.  Harry Nii Koney Odamtten is Associate Professor of African and Atlantic History at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. He holds a Dual Ph.D. in History, and African American & African Studies from Michigan…
January 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
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Joshua Piker, Professor of History at William and Mary University, and Editor of The William and Mary Quarterly Joshua Piker received his B.A. from Oberlin College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell University. His articles and essays have appeared in a wide range of venues, and he is the author of two monographs--Okfuskee:…