On November 18, 2013, Prof. Aurora Morcillo of the history department was part of an FIU group which met with the Prince and Princess of Asturias during their visit to Miami. FIU's initiative on Spanish and Mediterranean Studies, which Prof. Morcillo is leading, seeks to educate students about Spain and the broader Mediterranean by focusing on its history, culture, politics, economics and international relations, as well as the continuing importance of this region in the 21st century.
Ph.D. Application Now Due December 1; MA Application Now Due February 1. In order to ensure the applicants to our doctoral program are properly reviewed and competitive for funding, the History Department has changed its deadline for submissions and its procedures for Graduate Applicants. The new deadline for PhDs is now December 1; the MA deadline is February 1. Please read application procedures carefully for all updates and on our main grad page http://history.fiu.edu/graduate.
The University Graduate School has nominated Christine Ardelan's 2012 dissertation, "Forging Professional Public Health Nursing in a Southern State: Florida's Public Health Nurses, 1889 to 1934," for the 2013 Council of Graduate Schools distinguished dissertation in the Humanities. Her dissertation was chosen among all submitted in the Humanities to the UGS since 2011.
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Leon Fink, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The title of his talk will be "How the Present Repeats Itself: The Political Enticement of a Life in the Past."
CFP: The Department of History Graduate Student Association (DOHGSA) is hosting its annual conference on April 4, 2014, “Conversations in History: Currents in the Atlantic World.” Proposals due 1/15. More information at http://dohgsa.fiu.edu/?page_id=23
Prof. Ricardo Salvatore, who will join our faculty this Spring and offer a graduate seminar on The Knowledge of Informal Empire, gave our first Atlantic Symposium discussion of the academic year, supported by Council on Student Organizations. Click here to see his talk.
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Read stories about the successes of some our terrific recent MAs and PhDs: Graduate Student Successes
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