Announcements

Monday, December 11, 2017

As more men stand accused of sexual misconduct, many are watching for two words: "I'm sorry." But, according to historians, the public apology is not America's strong suit. From Secretary of State...

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Leif Fredrickson, who earned his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in May, has been awarded the 2017 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Humanities and...

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Monday, December 4, 2017

On Tuesday, 28 November, the students in Waitman Beorn’s class, “Curating the Past,” debuted their exhibition, “Contested Spaces: Examining the Past, Present, and the Forgotten at the University”...

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Danielle Bernstein, of the History Distinguished Majors Program, has written an article on the US Housing and Urban Development Department. Read it here:...

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Department graduate student Erik Erlandson has written an op-ed for the Washington Post about tax reform and how government bureaucracy serves as a bulwark against hasty deregulation. Read the...

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Delaware University professor Robert Hampel has dedicated his new book Fast and Curious: A History of Shortcuts in American Education (Rowman & Littlefield) to the history department'...

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Tuesday's election was a big night for Democrats, with major victories in Virginia and New Jersey. But as an off-year election, what it says about the state of national politics may be difficult...

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Recent alumnus Frank Cirillo has written an article in response to White House chief of staff John Kelly's statement that the Civil War happened because of a "failure to compromise." Read it...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A full video of October 11th's "A Recent History of the Alt-Right" conversation with Jamelle Bouie (Slate Magazine), Dahlia Lithwick (Slate Magazine), and Nicole Hemmer (Washington Post and Miller...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Prof. Balogh has written an Op-Ed for the Washington Post about the Health Care debate. Read it here, "...

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