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Congratulations to new Phi Alpha Theta inductees!


On April 29, FIU's chapter of the history honors society Phi Alpha Theta inducted 7 new members. Our best wishes to Maria Rodriguez, Rodrigo Ferrando, Anthony Decollibus, Adrian Diaz, Erin McNulty, Luis Diko, and Mixa Hernandez. For photos of the event, click on the link above.

Dr. Daniel Royles receives oral history grant


Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Royles, who has been awarded a grant from the Chris Webber Memorial Fellowship Fund to pursue his research on African-American oral history. Using this funding, Dr. Royles will interview people who have focused their advocacy on the intersection of AIDS and affordable housing in black communities.

Chris Davis selected as a Library Resident Research Fellow


Christopher Davis has been selected as a 2016-2017 Library Resident Research Fellow at the American Philosophical Society (APS) through the generous support of the Eugene Garfield Fellowship. Davis will spend a month at the APS Library in Philadelphia, PA to conduct research for his dissertation on the American eugenics movement.

Upcoming Events

#ParaísoCubano! An Open House for Promising Paradise

05/06/2016 10:00 AM

Be among the first to see the Wolfsonian-FIU's stunning new exhibition Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction! With free admission all day, happy hour specials in the café after 4pm, and tours led by collector Vicki Gold Levi and the exhibition’s co-curators, FIU History Adjunct Professor Frank Luca and Rosa Lowinger, you couldn’t pick a better date to rumba back in time to early 20th-century Cuba. Free and open to the public; Tours begin at 11am, 2pm, and 6pm.

Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

05/11/2016 08:00 AM

Please join us in celebrating our most outstanding history majors, who will receive awards and Latin honors at this ceremony held just before Commencement.

Fragile Habitat at the South Dade Regional Library

05/14/2016 10:00 AM

Explore the challenges Miami faces from climate change through culture and history. Join local scholars and environmentalists for stories about our connections to this unique and fragile landscape. How can we come together to imagine our future and prioritize what is most valuable, just, and worthy of preservation? What is at risk right now and how can we build resilient communities? Share your stories and hear new ones.

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Tel: 305-348-2328
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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