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Department of History awarded NEH Grant


The Department of History was recently awarded a grant for the project "Bridging the Gap: Linking History PhD Training to Nonacademic Employment" by the National Endowment for the Humanities.This grant is part of the NEH's Next Generation Humanities PhD program.

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: TAKE ONE August 2016- Dr. Okezi Otovo


In this inaugural Faculty Spotlight, we would like to highlight the work of our Brazilianist, who joined the Department of History in 2012: Dr. Okezi Otovo.

Dr. Jessica Adler and Dr. April Merleaux receive FIU Faculty Grants for Research in the Humanities


Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Adler and Dr. April Merleaux, who were recently selected by the Provost's Office to receive grants for Faculty Research in the Humanities. Click on the headline above for more details about their work.

Upcoming Events

An Emotional Lexicon for Climate Change: Wonder, Denial, Disappointment, Grief, and Hope

09/14/2016 06:30 PM

Reflect with local environmental humanities scholars on how arts and culture can help us understand the feelings we might have as we think about climate change.

Mapping Violence Lecture

09/19/2016 03:00 PM

Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez of Brown University will discuss her ongoing research on the history of anti-Mexican violence on the US-Mexico border and her current work in the digital humanities.

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.

Contact Us

Florida International University
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