Two of History's recent PhDs, Drs. Anthony Atwood (Pyron) and Willie Ramos (Johnson) made the front page of the Miami Herald only weeks apart.
PhD student Carolina Zumaglini won the 2014 Provost Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper or Manuscript for her article manuscript on Mary Mann's English translation of the Argentine classic, Facundo.
Graduate student Jeff Austin was awarded a one-month Frank Hideo Kono Fellow at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, California.
Congratulations to professor Victor Uribe and Ph.D. student Rene Silva, on their co-authored review essay: “Spanish American Royalism in the Age of Revolution,” Latin American Research Review, forthcoming, 49, 1 (Spring, 2014): 270-281.
The Prince of Asturias supports the launch of FIU’s Initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies
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.
Exciting New Course for Undergraduates this Fall: World’s Fairs!
Professor Hilary Jones's contribution in the edited volume, /African Voices on Slavery and the Slave Trade/, has recently appeared as a title with Cambridge University Press.
Ph.D. candidate Carolina Zumaglini has been awarded a Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowship to conduct research in Boston on Horace Mann and the Atlantic circulation of pedagogy.