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Congratulations to Trevor Bryant for receiving Henry J. Voegtle award to pursue his doctoral research.

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Our colleague Professor Jessica Adler has been spotlighted in the September 25th issue of the American Historical Association's Newsletter, the Perspectives Daily. Click to be directed to the article.

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Professor Okezi Otovo's monograph "Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945" has been featured as the inaugural monograph for the Featured Book section of the new Society for the new History of Children and Youth website. The feature contains a book review and an audio interview with Dr. Otovo.

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Dr. Kenneth Lipartito's letter "The Teaching American History Program Was Not a ‘Boondoggle’" in defense of the Teaching American History(TAH) federal program has been published in The Chronicles of Higher Education. Dr. Kenneth Lipartito makes important points about the significance TAH program, and the team work made by the FIU Department of History and the Miami Dade County Public School System. Click to be taken to article.

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Our colleague Professor Bianca Premo has been spotlighted in the September 18th issue of the American Historical Association's Newsletter, the Perspectives Daily. Click to be directed to the article.

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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. Click for more information.

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On August 16 and 17 Prof Jessica Adler, ably assisted by MA candidate Brahim Almarales, held a facilitators' workshop here at FIU as part of her NEH supported War and Healing Program. For more details on this exciting initiative please see the attached document.

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Jordan Malfoy, who successfully defended her Ph.D. on civil defense preparations in interwar Britain in April 2018, has been appointed as Digital Reference Historian with the Marine Corps History Division in Quantico, VA. She will be responsible for the care, maintenance, digitization, and organization of the Marine Corps' working files and will be the primary point of contact for the regulation and administration of the divisional website and its Facebook presence.

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From July 16 to July 27 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, doctoral students Mr. Adrian Alzate and Dr. Gloria Lopez participated in the Max Planck Summer Academy for Legal History 2018: The World and the Village, The Global and the Local in Legal History. They were sponsored by the highly prestigious Max Planck Institute for European Legal History.

The Department of History is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 competition for the Henry J. Voegtle Fellowship on the History of Florida or Southern U.S. This fellowship is awarded to conduct undergraduate or graduate research addressing issues in the history of Florida or Southern U.S. history. Preference will be given to those undergraduate projects involving Florida and using archives and libraries away from Miami.

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