Congratulating to Adjunct Instructor Dr. Vanesa Rodriguez-Galindo on being awarded the Association of Public Scholars' 2019 Publication Grant for her forthcoming book "Madrid on the Move: Feeling Modern and Visually Aware in the Nineteenth Century."
Congratulations to Sandra Londoño Ardila for co-editing Vol. 9.2, 2019 of the Journal of World Christianity in association with affiliated faculty member, Dr Bidegain. In addition to the co-written introductory essay, Sandra also published a significant article in the issue under her own name.
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) has selected Dr. Julio Capo as one of 21 new speakers for its Distinguished Lecturer Program. The link to his DLP listing is as follows: https://www.oah.org/lectures/lecturers/view/2081/julio-capo-jr
On October 24th, Dr. Davies delivered the annual Russell Lecture (entitled “The Landscapes of Siege”) for the Archaeological Institute of America. This lecture, delivered at a different venue each year, was hosted by the Department of Classics at the University of Mississippi.
Applications are solicited for the newly authorized search for a Digital Instructor position in the Department of History. Click for further information, and details.
Congratulations to Dr. Christine Ardalan on the publication of her new book "The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida" through The University of Florida Press. Click for more information.
The Department of History is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 competition for the Henry J. Voegtle Fellowship on the History of Florida or Southern U.S. B.A. history majors or minors, MA or PhD students in history, are invited to apply. The DEADLINE for submissions is Monday Oct. 7th. Click for further information.
The Florida Association of Museums has awarded the exhibition "Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities" curated by Dr. Julio Capo Jr. at History Miami Museum its 2019 Museum Excellence Award. Congratulations to Dr. Capo Jr.!
Dr. Catherine Mas' dissertation “The Culture Brokers: Medicine and Anthropology in Global Miami, 1960- 1995,” was not only approved unanimously with distinction during spring 2019, but also received three separate awards from Yale University. Click for more information.
Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Lipartito and his team made up of undergraduate students Christopher Jorge and Mun Bong Choi (Florida International University) and FIU Doctoral Student/MDC Instructor Jairo Ledesma, and students Luis Coello and Jose Duque, Jr. (Miami Dade College) for winning the Douglas Astolfi Award from the Florida Conference of Historians for the best poster presentation on their Key West project concerning free black residents in the 19th century.