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Memorial for Howard Kaminsky


The History Department will honor its old colleague Dr. Howard B. Kaminsky with a memorial service on MONDAY OCTOBER 6, 2014, to be held in Green Library, 220, from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m.

Ph.D. student Micah Oelze (Uribe &Premo)


Ph.D. student Micah Oelze (Uribe & Premo) received a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Disseration Research Abroad Fellowship for his dissertation, “Symphony of the State,” on mid-20th century folkloric musicology in Brazil.

Congratulations to Professor Aurora Morcillo on new website on Spanish and Mediterranean Studies


The Department congratulates our colleague Professor Aurora Morcillo, Director of SIPA's Initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies, on the launching of the Initiative's new website. This initiative will contribute to educate students and the community about the history, culture, politics, economics, and international relations of Spain and the broader Mediterranean. Well done Dr. Morcillo! Please take a few minutes to check out this most attractive new site at:

Upcoming Events

World War I film series

09/08/2014 02:15 PM

The Miami-European Union Center of Excellence sponsors a film series on World War I. For more information, see the attached flyer.

"Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow" Exhibit

10/05/2014 05:00 PM

Events are co-sponsored by the Department of History and presented by the Exile Studies Program, Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment, and the Department of English at FIU in collaboration with the Coral Gables Museum.

WWI Commemoration: 100 Years After

10/09/2014 02:00 PM

Join us at the School of International and Public Affairs for a faculty panel discussion on World War I, which began 100 years ago in 1914. Moderated by Rebecca Friedman; faculty guests include Michael Brillman ("The Great War in Historical Perspective"), Gwyn Davies ("Military Strategies and War"), April Merleaux ("Food and War"), and Jon Mogul (The Wolfsonian/FIU, "War in Art and Propaganda"). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 305-348-7266.

History Happenings

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.

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 our terrific recent MAs and PhDs: Graduate Student Successes

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.