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Tune in to hear Dr. Victor Uribe's interview on Radio Caracol, 1260 AM, concerning the peace negotiations in Colombia between the Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC-EP guerrillas. It shall air this Sunday, September 25th, at 11 am.

Dr. Terrence Peterson was interviewed by The New York Times for the article "France’s ‘Burkini’ Bans Are About More Than Religion or Clothing". Click to read the article.

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Dr. Aurora Morcillo was interviewed by El Nuevo Herald about her journey as a historian coming of age in the transition from Francoist dictatorship to democracy in her home country, Spain. Click to read the article.

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Dr. Michael Bustamante was interviewed by Marketplace for the segment "JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba". Click to listen or read it.

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The Department of History was recently awarded a grant for the project "Bridging the Gap: Linking History PhD Training to Nonacademic Employment" by the National Endowment for the Humanities.This grant is part of the NEH's Next Generation Humanities PhD program.

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In this inaugural Faculty Spotlight, we would like to highlight the work of our Brazilianist, who joined the Department of History in 2012: Dr. Okezi Otovo.

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Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Adler and Dr. April Merleaux, who were recently selected by the Provost's Office to receive grants for Faculty Research in the Humanities. Click on the headline above for more details about their work.

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On May 11, the History Department celebrated our new graduates and held a reception for high-achieving graduates from the 2015-16 academic year. Click here for photos of the festivities.

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We wish Ariel Olivera (BA F16) the best as he begins his MA in Medieval Studies at the University of Reading, England, this fall.

Hilary Jones’ essay “Fugitive Slaves and Christian Evangelism in French West Africa: A Protestant Mission in Late Nineteenth Century Senegal,” has been published in the peer-reviewed journal, Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies. Click for more information.

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