New Book from Professor Stephen Platt, "Imperial Twilight: The Opium War And The End Of China's Last Golden Age"
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Professor Stephen Platt just published his new book Imperial Twilight: The Opium War And The End Of China's Last Golden Age. He will present it at Broadside Bookshop in Northampton on May 23 at 7pm...More >
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
“Contrary to many media framings, the long history of advocacy and mobilization to demand enforcement of Title IX remains an essential element in the lives of athletes—women athletes, in particular...More >
Public History alumna and Current History PhD Candidate Amanda Goodheart Parks ’10MA Featured in the UMass Magazine
Friday, April 20, 2018
Amanda Goodheart Parks graduated from the graduate Public history program in 2010 and is currently a PhD candidate at the UMass Department of History. She is now the director of education at the...More >
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The UMass Department of History is proud to announce that Professor Julio Capó, Jr. has received 5 prestigious honors for his book, Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940 (University of...More >
Monday, April 9, 2018
What would it mean to take a zoocentric approach to history? Professor Anna Taylor raises this and other critical questions in her recent article, “Where are the wild things? Animals in western...More >
Professor Redman "‘Have you ever been on the bridge? It has a heartbeat’: oral histories of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge, 1933-1989"
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
"This essay argues that meanings and interpretive identities socially connected to the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge, germinated during their construction, continually evolved over time and...More >