2018 Graduate History Association Conference Call for Papers

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The UMass Graduate History Association is pleased to announce the Call for Papers this year’s annual graduate conference, "Critical Conversations: Breaking Barriers through Discourse and Dialogue."...
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Professor Sam Redman, “Rosie the Riveters discovered a wartime California dream”

Thursday, November 30, 2017

“Following wartime opportunities west, ‘Rosie the Riveters’ found more than just jobs, though, when they reached the Golden State. And at the war’s conclusion, each had to decide whether her own...
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Professor Julio Capó, Jr. “Why a Forgotten KKK Raid on a Gay Club in Miami Still Matters 80 Years Later”

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

“Although wildly different, the reason the events at Stonewall and La Paloma share some general overlapping threads is that queer joints have historically been key sites of resistance, change and...
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Professor Audrey Altstadt, “The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters”

Monday, November 27, 2017

“Money laundering reflects economic and moral damage to individuals and institutions and thereby threatens the stability and security of states, societies, and regions.”...
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Talk to Explore the Hidden History of the Rise of the Radical Right

Monday, November 6, 2017

Amherst, MA: Award-winning historian and Duke University Professor Nancy MacLean will be on the UMass campus on Monday, November 13 to deliver a public talk on her new book, Democracy in Chains:...
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New Book from Professor Julio Capó, Jr. “Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940”

Monday, October 30, 2017

Please join UMass History Professor Julio Capó, Jr. in celebrating the publication of his new book Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940. Amherst Books (8 Main St, Amherst, MA) will host a...
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