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Erika Lee to Deliver Distinguished Annual Lecture on Xenophobia in America

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

On March 11 at 6:00pm, renowned historian and author Erika Lee will deliver the history department’s 2020 Distinguished Annual Lecture. The lecture, titled “Xenophobia in America: How We Got Here...

Public History in Historical Perspective Celebrates a Decade of Success

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Public History in Historical Perspective Series, edited by Marla Miller and published by the University of Massachusetts Press, has enjoyed many successes and steady growth since its inception...

Vijay Prashad is the 2020 UMass/Five College History Writer-In-Residence

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

During the week of February 24, the internationally renowned historian, author, and public intellectual Vijay Prashad will be in residence in the UMass Amherst History Department as the 2020 Writer...
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New Book by Professor Marla Miller- Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts

Monday, December 9, 2019

Professor Marla Miller’s new book, Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts (John Hopkins University Press) is set for release in December 2019. In...
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Anne Broadbridge Shortlisted for British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Award

Monday, November 18, 2019

Professor Anne Broadbridge’s recent book Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire (Cambridge University Press) has been shortlisted for the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Award. This...

Kevin Young on Democracy Now!: Evo Morales’ Resignation Was a Coup

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Professor Kevin Young discusses Evo Morales’ resignation and the ongoing political crisis in Bolivia with the independent news program Democracy Now!. Young argues that Morales’ resignation in the...