The University of Baltimore’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors in history, hosted its annual conference on April 22, 2017 at the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center. For this regional meeting, students prepared and submitted research papers for formal judging by professionals in the Find out more »
What: History Department Open House When: October 3, at 4 p.m. Where: Blackistone Room in North Anne Arundel Hall Why: To mingle with professors and hear about exciting new history classes and opportunities! Hope to see you there!
The History Department invites applications for the Thomas M. Barrett Memorial Award for Undergraduate Research. Named after our beloved, departed colleague Tom Barrett, the History Department will award $500 to a deserving History major for the purpose of furthering ongoing research (SMP students are strongly encouraged to apply). Proposals are due to cjholden@smcm by Oct. 6. We will announce the award winner and make the Find out more »
Join the History Department Monday May 1, 2017 in Kent 120 for… TURMOIL IN POLITICS AND ACADEMIA: MARYLAND IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY CHAIR: Vincent Turner 12:45 Stella Yakam: “Unfinished Journey: Re-imagining and Re-constructing Diversity at SMCM: A Tale of Three Presidents, 1948-1996” Mentor: Garrey Dennie Commentator: Samuel Coomes 1:15 Matt Jeffers: Find out more »
Thank you for helping Phi Alpha Theta raise money to support education in The Gambia through generous raffle item donations and through purchasing raffle tickets! We are extremely happy to report that Phi Alpha Theta raised $323 this year (with generous donations by HSMC and by Regina Faden). The money will be given to Gambia Rising, Find out more »
The History Department Family is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Sarah Malena! Sarah Malena is an ancient historian and archaeologist who specializes in the cultures of the eastern Mediterranean and the ancient Near East. Her research focuses on intercultural relations, especially of the ancient cultures of Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Sarah’s work explores Find out more »
Help Support a Student in the Gambia! How: Purchase raffle tickets from Phi Alpha Theta (The History Honor Society) at World Carnival When: April 8 Each purchase goes towards supporting a student in the Gambia AND enters you in a raffle with the chance to win a prize!
Come join the History Department in celebrating the publication of Professor Adriana Brodsky’s new book: Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine: Community and National Identity, 1880-1960 The Book Party will be held 3:00-4:00 at the River Center on April 7. Hope to see you there!
Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine: Community and National Identity, 1880-1960 By Dr. Adriana Brodsky (History) Published by Indiana University Press on October, 27 2016 as a part of the Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies Book Description At the turn of the 20th century, Jews from North Africa and the Middle East were called Turcos (“Turks”), and Find out more »
Professor Tom Barrett was passionate about encouraging students to ask tough questions of the past and produce high quality work in their effort to answer those questions. In this spirit therefore, the History Department announces the creation of the Thomas M. Barrett Memorial Award for Undergraduate Research. Would you like to make a donation? Here’s Find out more »
From the Newsroom
Holden published During 2017-18 Academic Year
Brodsky to be Published in Upcoming book “Global Jewish Foodways: A History”