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January

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Venue:Books&Books

In the process of fighting for access to government-sponsored health care, veterans helped build a pillar of American social policy. Join Dr. Jessica Adler in a discussion about the origins of the United States' largest integrated health care system. Click for more information.

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Venue:Adrienne Arsht Center

Join Phi Alpha Theta in a behind the scenes tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center and Opera House. Please RSVP with Jason Fontana as spots are limited (jfont044@fiu.edu). Please click for more information.

February

Mental Wellness for Graduate Students

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Venue:Deuxieme Maison, Room DM 370

We face lot of challenges in such a demanding graduate program. Join DOHSGA in learning about resources on campus and ways to cope with stress, anxiety, and overall mental wellness. Presented by CAPS & sponsored by DOHGSA. Friday, Feb 2 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, in room DM 370.

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Venue:Gramps

Join Phi Alpha Theta for riveting discussions and relaxing at Gramps. Click for the address and more information.

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Venue:Deuxieme Maison, Room DM 370

Learn about creating a scholarly presence online through social media, blogging, and digital projects with Dr. Dan Royles. Friday, Feb. 9th at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in DM 370.

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Venue:DM 370

Join us this Friday for "Building a Professional Digital Identity" with Dr. Royles. Don't miss the opportunity to learn about creating a scholarly presence online through social media, blogging, and digital projects. Dr. Royles will instruct us in using these tools to advance your professional and academic goals. All are welcome!

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Venue:DM 370

Join the History Department's Dr. Jessica Adler as she presents the best practices for the preparation and delivery of conference presentations in a professional venue. February 16th, at 10:00 AM in room DM370.

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Venue:FIU Green Library (GL) Room 220

Dr. Julio Capó, Jr. of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst will hold a colloquium on "Undesirables: Queering the History of U.S. Immigration Policy, Caribbean Case Studies" on February 22nd at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM in room GL220.

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Venue:DM 370

A few of our own graduate students will discuss the jobs and careers in Business, Teaching, Law, and Museum they went right into after finishing their BA; how they moved into those careers; and how YOU might too! All students welcome!

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Venue:Books & Books 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Dr. Julio Capó, Jr. of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst will be presenting his new book: "Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940 (2017)" on February 23rd at 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM at the Books and Books store located 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables.

March

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Venue:Department Of History (Deuxieme Maison) 3rd Floor, Room: DM 370

Lear about the tenets of "applied history," distinction and similarities between historian's work in government jobs and academia, and how to pursue diverse career paths. With Associate professor of History and Director of The John Adams Center at Virginia Military Institute Dr. Bradley L. Coleman, Ph.D as our guest speaker. Thursday March 1, at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, in DM 370

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus Green Library Room 220

An open seminar that brings together some of the world’s leading scholars of colonial Latin America to discuss the lately trend by scholars in reconsidering how historical records affect the stories we tell and the lives we and why it matters. Students & Faculty are welcome to join us for this occasion. Friday, March 9, at 12 PM-1:30 PM, GL220 Click for more information on reading material for the Seminar or visit biancapremo.com/archivos/

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus, Labor Center (LC) Room 309

"To Make the Wounded Whole: African American Responses to HIV/AIDS", examines the Black church's responses to HIV/AIDS in African American communities through the work of The Balm in Gilead. Tracing the promise and pitfalls of HIV work in Black faith communities, and illustrates the ways that the epidemic allowed for the renegotiation of Black identity and community at local, national, and international levels. This Monday March 19 at 1:00 PM in LC 309. Click For More Information.

Women, Interpersonal Violence, and the Death Penalty in the Spanish Atlantic, 1600s - 1800s

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Venue:Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room, University of Miami

Chair of the FIU History Department and Professor, Dr. Victor Uribe-Uran will present a lecture entitled, "Women, Interpersonal Violence, and the Death Penalty in the Spanish Atlantic, 1600s - 1800s." This lecture is a part of the Women's & Gender Studies Colloquium as well as the FIU-UMIA faculty exchange series.

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Venue:Department Of History (Deuxieme Maison) Room: DM 370

FIU's Phi Alpha Theta National History Society proudly welcomes its newest members. Join us for our Induction Ceremony open to all FIU students, and an get to know your fellow collegians. On Friday, March 23 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM in Room DM 370. Complementary Food & Drinks will be provided.

April

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center Room 150

Mark your calendar! The 18th Annual DOHGSA Conference will be held on Friday April 6th with a fantastic line-up of presentations and workshops throughout the day by keynote speakers and our esteemed guest. Friday April 6th at 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM in the Graham Center room 150. Click for More Information on Schedule.

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Venue:Department Of History (Deuxieme Maison) Room: DM 370

Please join us for our undergraduate End of Semester Party! Take a break from the end-of-semester rush with delicious food and good company. Come when you can and stay as long as you like! All are welcome! Thursday April 12, 3:30-5:00 in DM 370.

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Venue:Historic Hampton House 4240 NW 27th Ave Miami, FL 33142

Once marketed as the "Social Center of The South," the Hampton House was a favorite gathering place for African-Americans during the days of segregation. Our exhibit "Social Center of the South: The Past and Present of the Historic Hampton House" tells the story of the Hampton House from its heyday in the 1950s and 60s as the epicenter of cultural, political, and social change in Miami to its rebirth over 40 years as a cultural center. April 28th from 6PM - 8PM, at the Historic Hampton House.

May

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Venue:Department Of History (Deuxieme Maison) Room: DM 370

Come join DOHSGA and the Department of Histpry in a conversation with recent graduates of the Ph.D. program who teach at high schools. Speakers will discuss how academic work and graduate training in Atlantic History informs their high school teaching and ways to continue research and writing pursuits while teaching. On Wednesday May 16th at 3:30 PM -5:00 PM in DM 370

June

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The History Department is once again a co-sponsor of the Bavarian American Academy's summer institute. This summer, the theme is "Questions of the Archive." As part of the institute, there are a number of very interesting and relevant public lectures by scholars from the US and Europe, including a presentation by our own Dr. Dan Royles on "A Queer and Present Archive." Events begin June 3rd and end June 9th. Click for information on venues and times.

September

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center Room 150

The Tuesday Times Roundtable (TTR) is FIU’s weekly series of moderated conversations on The New York Times articles from the multiple viewpoints of students, faculty, and staff. This week "The Myth of Cosmopolitanism", moderated by Professor Erika Kern and Vanessa Rodriguez-Galindo. Open to all students and staff, no need to RSVP. Tuesday, Sept 18 at 12:30 PM in GC 150. Click for more Information.

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Venue:Historic Hampton House Cultural Center 4240 NW 27th Ave

Historic Hampton House in partnership with FIU Department of History & African and African Diaspora Studies present the UNITY BOULEVARD FILM SERIES, a new film and discussion series happening every third Friday at the Historic Hampton House Cultural Center! Join us for a screening of Julie Dash's extraordinary independent film Daughters of the Dust and a discussion with Dr. Hilary Jones, FIU Associate Professor of History & African and African Diaspora Studies. Thursday, Sept 20th, at 6:00 PM.

November

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Venue:CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street

The students will present their work at Harvard University's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American for their Studies Cuba Studies Program Graduate Student Symposium: "New Voices in Cuba Studies". A symposium exploring new directions in Cuba studies. Friday November 30, 2018 at CGIS South S010 - Tsai Auditorium. Click for information on venue and schedule.