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Alon Confino to Participate in 2021-2022 Five College Working Group: “Race, Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism in Global Perspective”

Monday, October 4, 2021

In the academic year 2021-2022, the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Five Colleges to explore the topic of “Race, Indigeneity, and Settler Colonialism in Global Perspective,” including Alon Confino.

Richard Chu, Five College Professor of History at UMass Amherst

Richard T. Chu Selected for Community Engaged Teaching Award

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Richard T. Chu was selected for the Award for Community Engaged Teaching for seeking out and building relationships with five different Asian American communities in Western Massachusetts – Bhutanese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Chinese and Filipino – and creating a civic engagement curriculum around the needs of those communities to narrate and document their own pasts.

UMass History Department Remembers the Late Stephen B. Oates, Emeritus Professor of History

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

“The Department of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has lost one of the leading teachers and writers in its history,” shared Brian W. Ogilvie, chair of the department. “We are proud to honor and continue his commitments to undergraduate teaching, and to bringing first-rate historical scholarship to a broad public outside the academy.”

Marla Miller Concludes Successful Two-Decade Tenure as Public History Program Director, Sam Redman to Assume Role

Friday, August 27, 2021

Almost twenty years after stepping into the role of Director of the UMass Amherst Public History Program, Professor Marla Miller will hand the leadership baton this summer to Professor Sam Redman...

Asheesh Kapur Siddique Wins 2020 Dorothy Ross Article Prize

Friday, June 4, 2021

Asheesh Kapur Siddique, assistant professor in the UMass Amherst Department of History, is the recipient of the 2020 Dorothy Ross Article Prize, awarded by the Society for U.S. Intellectual History...

Joye Bowman Receives Graduate School's Commitment to Diversity Award

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Joye Bowman, associate dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and professor of history, is the 2021 faculty recipient of the Graduate School's Commitment to Diversity Award. The Commitment...