AMHERST, Mass. – Barbara Krauthamer, dean of the Graduate School and professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, received the Lorraine A. Williams Leadership Award from the Association of Black Women Historians on Sept. 30 at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
Friday, June 17, 2016
In a recent TIME article, Professor Julio Capó, Jr., examines the Pulse massacre as part of a long history of violence against queer and transgender Latinos. Read more here.More >
Professor Julio Capó Jr.'s take on the history of how gay bars were supposed to be safe spaces, but they often weren’t.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
We in the UMass Amherst History Department are appreciative all the time of the exceptional talent, insight and good cheer of our wonderful colleague Julio Capó, Jr., but we are especially grateful...More >
Friday, June 3, 2016
What's your take on the controversial practice of taking selfies at Nazi concentration camps like Auschwitz? What might these images tell us about what it means to remember and talk about history...More >
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Congratulations to Professor Daniel Gordon for his recent journal publication in Historical Reflections/Réflexions Histories. Click here to read more....More >