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"Out of Place: On Leaving and Coming Home to FIU" speech by Dr. Bianca Premo for Faculty Convocation


Dr. Bianca Premo was honored as the Faculty Speaker at this year's Faculty Convocation and Awards Banquet, Thursday, September 29, 2016. In the speech, "Out of Place: On Leaving and Coming Home to FIU," Premo says, "FIU’s uniqueness is not an inalterable condition but a choice we have been making. It is a way of narrating who we are that we select every day. Being conscious of this frees us to truly innovate, individually as faculty, and as a collective." Read the full text of her remarks here.

Jason Daniels wins the 2016 Lydia Cabrera Award


Congratulations to Jason Daniel, who won the 2016 Lydia Cabrera award, presented by The Conference on Latin American History. This award is given annually to support the research efforts of US scholars of colonial Cuba, and the competition is open to graduate students, university faculty, and other professional scholars.

Dr. Dan Royles publishes "Silence = Death: It's Time to Teach AIDS History"


Congratulations to Dr. Dan Royles who has published "Silence = Death: It's Time to Teach AIDS History" in the Oct. 2016 issue of Perspectives. Click to read the article.

Upcoming Events

Ephemeral Cities: The Politics and Poetics of Environmental Crisis

10/22/2016 10:30 AM

Participate with nationally-recognized humanities scholars in a discussion of design responses to natural disaster and environmental change.

"Anniversary Overload? Memory Fatigue at Cuba's Socialist Apex, 1971-1979" by Dr. Michael Bustamante

10/24/2016 12:30 PM

Dr. Michael Bustamante will give a lecture on the Cuban revolutionary state's modes of self-representation in the 1970's.

What to do with a History degree: teaching and much more

10/26/2016 02:00 PM

Come join the History Department on October 26th as we host a workshop featuring Jairo Ledesma from Career Management Services. Mr. Ledesma will be explaining internships and careers available for those with degrees in History, and what other career paths are available outside academia. Stop on by! All undergraduates are encouraged to come, especially those early in their degree!

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Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Deuxieme Maison, Room DM 397
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Tel: 305-348-2328
Fax: 305-348-3561

For more information about our graduate students, please see the DOHGSA website.

History Happenings

Prof. Kenneth Lipartito's recent article in the American Historical Review, "Reassembling the Economic: New Departures in Historical Materialism," is available for free access at this link.

Famous History Majors
Click to see. You might be surprised.

Read some of our graduate placement successes stories: Graduate Placement

Read stories about the successes of some of our terrific recent MAs and PhDs: Graduate Student Successes