History Workshop: “Justice and Fair Play for the American Indian: Harry Lane, Robert Hamilton, and a Vision of Native American Modernity.”
Marc Carpenter, UO History, Thursday, June 7, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, McKenzie Hall, Room 375.
Jason Colby, University of Victoria, Friday, June 8, 12:00 pm, McKenzie Hall, Room 375.
History Workshop: “The Compilers: The Production and Presentation of Knowledge in African Colonial Contexts, 1830–1900.”
Dr. Lindsay Frederick Braun, UO History, Friday, May 25, 10:00-11:30 am, McKenzie Hall, Room 375.
Pierson Lecture 2018: Dr. Geoff Eley, “Fascism and Antifascism, 1920-2020: Slogan, Impulse, Theory, Strategy.”
Dr. Geoff Eley, Professor of History, University of Michigan. Thursday, May 10. 3:30-5:00 pm, Gerlinger Lounge.
Dr. Wayne P. Te Brake, Professor Emeritus of History, SUNY Purchase College. Wednesday, May 2. 3:30-5:00 pm, EMU 230, Swindells Room.
History Workshop: “Please Do Clean this Town: U.S. West Mining Town Environments and Postwar Urban Development, 1940 – 1970.”
Nichelle Frank, UO History, Friday, April 27, 10:00-12:00 pm, McKenzie Hall, Room 375.
Dr. Brett Walker, Regents Professor of History, Montana State University, Bozeman. Thursday, April 19. 3:30-5:00 pm, Jaqua Center Auditorium.
Dr. Julie Weise, Associate Professor, UO Department of History. Tuesday, March 20. Doors at 6:00 pm, talk at 7:00 pm. Sprout Regional Food Hub, 418 A Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477. Why are there so many Mexican immigrants in the United States, and why are so many of them undocumented? In this ...
Gift from Eugene residents Gordon and Sherry Paine will significantly enrich UO’s holdings of rare books.
The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded a $141,000 Collaborative Research Grant to Marsha Weisiger, of the History Department, and Stephanie LeMenager, of the English Department; together, they co-direct the UO Center for Environmental Futures.
Our colleague Leslie Alexander discusses the challenges of identity and politics emancipated Blacks faced in antebellum New York with UO Today: https://around.uoregon.edu/content/uo-today-history-professor-discusses-antebellum-new-york Click here to watch the full interview.
Dr. Curtis Austin, Associate Professor, UO Department of History. Tuesday, February 27. Doors at 6:00 pm, talk at 7:00 pm. Sprout Regional Food Hub, 418 A Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477.
Dr. Tom Connolly, Director of Archaeological Research, UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Tuesday, January 30, 6:00 pm, Ninkasi Administration Building, 155 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402.
History Professor Lisa Wolverton has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for 2018-2019, in support of her project titled “Henry and Vratislav: Medieval Central Europe Transformed.”
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History Pub talk: “Spotted Owls Won’t Feed My Family: Loggers, Environmentalists, and the Battle for Oregon Timber Country”
Dr. Steve Beda, Associate Professor of History, University of Oregon, Tuesday, December 5, 6:00 pm, Noble Estate Urban Tasting Room, 560 Commercial Street, Eugene, OR 97402.
Dr. Joshua Piker, Editor, William and Mary Quarterly, Monday, November 27, 12:00-1:30 pm, McKenzie 375
Dr. Jeff Ostler, Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History, Tuesday, November 7, 6:00 pm, Hop Valley Brewing, 990 W. 1st Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401
Dr. Reuben Zahler, UO History, Friday, October 27, 10:00-11:30 am, McKenzie Hall 375
In connection with the new program in Black Studies, the Departments of Ethnic Studies, History, Political Science, and Women’s and Gender Studies are collaborating with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Division of Equity and Inclusion to host a “mini-conference” focused on Black ...
Dr. Peter A. Kopp, University of New Mexico, Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 pm, Ninkasi Administration Building, 155 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402
Dr. Joshua Reid, University of Washington, Monday, October 16, 1:30-3:00 pm, McKenzie Hall 375
Artist Hung Liu from Oakland, CA, Saturday, October 7, 2:00 pm, Ford Lecture Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Dr. Stefan Kirmse, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Humboldt University of Berlin, Tuesday, October 3, 4:00 pm, Erb Memorial Union, Room 023
Dr. Kevin Marsh, Professor of History at Idaho State University, Thursday, October 5, 3:30 pm, McKenzie Hall 375
Dr. Jeffrey Ostler, UO History, Friday, October 6, 10:00-11:30 am, McKenzie Hall 375
History major Augustine Beard has been selected as a Udall Scholar!
Alumna Torrie Hester (History, 2008) has released a new book, Deportation: The Origins of U.S. Policy (Penn Press, 2017).
History Workshop: “The Other Juan and the Cult of Castillanxochitl: Rose Rituals, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and How to Die in Sixteenth-Century New Spain”
Josh Fitzgerald, History Friday, May 19, 10:00-11:30 am, McKenzie 375 Light refreshments will be served. Abstract: What can a barebones list of the dead from the sixteenth century tell us about colonial education and the practice of indigenous Christianity under Spain? Surprisingly, a lot, ...
UO History Professor Carlos Aguirre is the co-editor of The Lima Reader (Duke University Press, 2017).
Please join us in congratulating our colleagues!
Our colleague, Steve Beda, has co-authored a piece in “The Conversation” on mapping the urban/rural divide in America:https://theconversation.com/six-charts-that-illustrate-the-divide-between-rural-and-urban-america-72934
Mark Kolt (History, ’10) uses research skills to help investors find The Next Big Thing.While his college studies as a history major were focused on the past, Mark Kolt’s job is all about the future. As a venture capitalist and investment banker, the 2010 graduate makes investments in ...
Carmel Finley, Historian of Science at Oregon State University, Wednesday, February 22, 12:00-1:20 pm, Willamette 112
Lissa Wadewitz, Professor of History and Environmental Studies, Linfield College, Monday, February 13, 1:30-2:30 pm, McKenzie Hall 375 ...
Vera Keller on the history of projects, resulting from a 2012 international conference on that topic that was co-organized by Keller and Ted McCormick (Concordia ...
Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910 by Julie M. Weise wins awards and distinctionsAwards & Distinctions 2016 Merle Curti Award, Organization of American Historians Honorable Mention, 2015 Theodore Saloutos Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society 2015 CLR James ...
Educate Yourself with the UO Department of History’s #Trumpsyllabus Winter 2017Are you wondering about… the first Populists? Take HIST 202: Building the US (Ostler) the Mexico-U.S. border? Take HIST 248: Latinos in the Americas (Weise) social inequalities? Take HIST 457: Gilded Age ...
African Studies Lecture SeriesJames McCann History, Boston University Tuesday, January 17, 12:00 pm Redwood Auditorium, 214 EMU Please note new location!
Our colleague Steven Beda writing in the Oregonian on our region’s racist past:http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/11/northwest_secession_and_ecotop.html
Our colleague David Luebke is one of this year’s recipients of a “Faculty Fund for Excellence” award.The Fund for Faculty Excellence was established in 2006, thanks to generous gifts from Lorry I. Lokey to Campaign Oregon: Transforming Lives. The fund is designed to materially enhance the ...
Selected as one of two recipients of the Norman H. Brown Faculty Fellowship in the Liberal Arts for 2016-2018.Brown Fellows are awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences on the basis of their demonstrated excellence in teaching and their capacity for superior scholarship.
Gender and Material Culture: The Female Artisan Gu Erniang and the Craft of Inkstone-Making in Early Modern China
Lecture by Dorothy Ko, Colombia UniversityWhile we celebrate the sumptuous material culture of Chinese empires–the terra cotta soldiers, the silk brocades, or the blue-and-white porcelains–we know almost nothing about the artisans who made them. In this talk, we present a new view of Chinese ...
Lecture by Dongsheng Zang, University of WashingtonThe official narrative in China about modern mediation is that it originated in Mao’s revolutionary base in Shan-gan-ning Border Regions by a judge named Ma Xiwu in the early 1940s. Today, this is celebrated as the “Ma Xiwu trial method,” ...
Congratulations Jeffrey Ostler, Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific HistoryCo-winner of the Lester J. Cappon award for the best article in the William and Mary Quarterly for 2015 for the article: “‘To Extirpate the Indians’: An Indigenous Consciousness of Genocide in the Ohio Valley ...
All talks will be held in the Knight Library Browsing Room at 12:00
Our colleague in the Honors College, Tim Williams, has published a fascinating piece in “The Conversation” on left-leaning Evangelicals.For more information, please read here.
A Talk by Mario Sifuentez, UC-MercedFRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 12 P.M. — KNIGHT BROWSING ROOM Mario Sifuentez is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Merced. The son of immigrant farm workers from Mexico, Dr. Sifuentez grew up in rural Oregon, and earned both a BA ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 4 pm — 110 Knight Law CenterThe National Committee on US-China Relations presents a national simulcast and live talk. China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections Henry A. Kissinger is the national simulcast speaker for the 10th annual China ...
Ford Lecture Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Presented with the support of CAPS (Jeremiah/NRC), Academic Affairs, EALL, Asian Studies and Oregon Humanities Center’s Endowment for Public Outreach in the Arts, Sciences and Humanities.Films will be introduced by China film curator, Shelly ...
Coll Thrush, Associate Professor of History at the University of British Columbia
“An Evening with Reza Aslan: Religion, Identity, and the Future of America”Reza Aslan is a best-selling author, public intellectual, scholar of religions, producer, and television host. Through the lens of his own experience—his family fled Iran during the Revolution in ...
I am working as a legal assistant in a non-profit called Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso, TX through Border Servant Corps. I do asylum casework, so I am constantly traveling between the detention center, court, and the office. My favorite thing about my job is that in a way, I get ...