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Events

All events, unless specified otherwise, are open to the public and free to attend.

Department and Sponsored Events

February 7, 2023
New Perspectives on the Ancient World Lecture Series
“Regional Networks and the Origins of Cities in Ancient West Africa.” Featuring Stephen Dueppen. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375.

February 16, 2023
Queer Career: Sexuality and Work in Modern America

Princeton historian Margot Canaday will discuss her book, Queer Career, which explores the experiences of sexual minorities in the American workforce during the second half of the twentieth century. William W. Knight Law Center room 110, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

February 21, 2023
Annual Pierson Lecture
“The Work of Wisdom in a Catastrophic World.” Featuring Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375.

March 21, 2023
Department Seminar/New Perspectives on the Ancient World

“Racialization within Imperial Imaginaries: Romans, Gauls, and Vietnamese.” Featuring Kelly Nguyen. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375.

April 25, 2023
Department Seminar Speaker Series
Politics of Food Power
“George Washington Carver, Tuskegee Institute, and the Politics of Food Power in the Rural South.” Featuring Camille Goldmon. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375.

May 9, 2023
Department Seminar/New Perspectives on the Ancient World
“Reading the matrix of ritual space.” Featuring Ina Asim, UO Department of History. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375.

May 23, 2023
Department Seminar/New Perspectives on the Ancient World
“Rebellion, Political Culture, and State-Building in Post-Roman Hispania.” Featuring Damián Fernández, Northern Illinois University. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375.

June 2023
Annual History Showcase and Undergraduate Awards Celebration
Details TBA.

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Ongoing Exhibits

The Artful Fabric of Collecting

a golden dragon embroidered on a black background

A digital exhibition of Chinese textiles featuring pieces from the collection of Gertrude Bass Warner (1863–1951). This exhibition was created by Ina Asim, associate professor of pre-modern Chinese history, in collaboration with the University of Oregon Libraries, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.