The department wishes to congratulate Dr. Kenneth Lipartito, who has been designated as a member of the Board of Editors of the American Historical Review. This journal is one of the most important historical journals in the world.
Dr. Bustamante's essay "Cuba in the Crosshairs" appears in the current issue of NACLA Report on the Americas, a quarterly progressive magazine of news and analysis about U.S-Latin American relations. Click to read the essay.
The magazine "Foreign Affairs" features Dr. Bustamante's essay "Trump's Rollback on Cuba: The Consequences of Undoing the Rapprochement", which is a response to President Trump's visit to Little Havana, announcing his policy towards Cuba. Click to read the essay.
Dr. Michael Bustamante's essay "Notes Toward a Lost Correspondence" was published by Brown University for their project "Beyond the Sugar Curtain: Tracing Cuba-U.S. Connections (1959-Present)". Click to read the essay.
FIU News published an article highlighting Dr. Victor Uribe and Dr. Okezi Otovo who attended the Book Author’s Recognition Reception last semester. Click to read the article and learn more about their new books.
In the course of the 2017 Latin American Studies Association Congress in Lima, FIU's Department of History celebrated the longstanding connections to Peru and its Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Perú, fostered by Dr. Noble David Cook. Click here to learn more about the event honoring him.
The history department would like to congratulate three of our BA grads who will head off to law school in the fall. Richard Delgado (BA S17) will be attending FIU Law, Alessandra Siblesz (BA F16) will start at the University of Florida, Sophia Gonzalez (BA S17) will start at the University of Michigan, and David Nabors (BA F16) will enroll in Harvard Law. Congratulations to all of them on their very hard work over the last few years.
The history department extends a proud congratulations to the six 2016-17 BA graduates who were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa on Sunday, April 2. Phi Beta Kappa, founded in 1776, is a highly selective, nation-wide honor society. Well done, Sophia Gonzalez, Juan Heredia, Todd Jolly, Erin McNulty, Ari Sandler, and John Settles!
Explore the challenges Miami faces from climate change through culture and history. Join nationally recognized scholars and local environmentalists for stories about our connections to this unique and fragile landscape. Click to learn more about the Spring 2017 Environmental Humanities Events.
Doctoral candidate Ross Nedervelt has been awarded a prestigious one-month library fellowship from the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS). His Fellowship at the Library Company of Philadelphia will enable Ross to conduct dissertation research at one of the nation's best libraries for early American print culture.