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Seth Kershner co-authors new book “Breaking the War Habit: The Debate over Militarism in American Education”

Friday, August 19, 2022

Out last month from the University of Georgia Press, Breaking the War Habit: The Debate over Militarism in American Education is a new book co-authored by UMass Amherst PhD student Seth Kershner,...

Daniel Gordon Publishes New Book, "What Is Academic Freedom? A Century of Debate, 1915-Present"

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Just out from Routledge Press, and available for free online, What Is Academic Freedom? A Century of Debate, 1915-Present is the latest book by UMass Amherst historian Daniel Gordon. ...

Jennifer Heuer, Gülru Çakmak Co-Edit H-France Special Issue on Race and Representation

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

In his essay “Where is the Orientalist Art?”, one of the contributors, Marc Gotlieb of the Clark Institute and Williams College, explored Gérôme, Jean-Léon’s 1887 artwork The Carpet Merchant,...

In Memoriam Kathryn A. Schwartz (1984-2022)

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The History Department mourns the passing of our beloved colleague Professor Kathryn Schwartz, who died unexpectedly in Toulouse, France, on May 10. We will post an obituary and information on a...

Elizabeth Sharrow Unpacks Title IX on 50th Anniversary

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Elizabeth Sharrow, associate professor in the Department of History, has written a number of pieces commemorating the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Sharrow provided an overview of Title IX's...

History Department and HFA to Hire Career Advisor Lecturer

Friday, June 17, 2022

The History Department and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for an Undergraduate Career Advisor Lecturer position....