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Job Posting: Assistant Professor, Sub-Saharan African History

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Department of History in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Sub-Saharan African History. We...

Nobel Laureate Dr. Rigoberta Menchú Tum to Deliver Feinberg Keynote, Launch Series on the History of U.S. Imperialism

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

On Monday, September 19 at 7:00 pm EDT, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchú Tum will deliver the keynote address for the 2022-2023 UMass Amherst Feinberg Series, followed by commentary...

Samuel J. Redman Publishes Third Book, "The Museum: A Short History of Crisis and Resilience"

Friday, September 2, 2022

Redman’s new book, published by NYU Press, celebrates the resilience of American cultural institutions in the face of national crises and challenges. A review in the Guardian calls The Museum “a...

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,...