Center For The History Of The New America
10/23/13 - 6:00 PM
Room 2102, Shoemaker Building

Please join us in watching these excellent films centered on the experience of migration and migrants - all are free and open to the public. Professors will lead short discussions about the films, and food and refreshments will be served.

The Center for the History of the New America
10/30/13 - 6:00 PM
Special Events Room (6137), McKeldin Library

The Center for the History of the New America is proud to present a screening of the documentary-in-progress DREAM: An American Story. Aldo Bello, one of the filmmakers and a member of our Leadership Council, will be participating in the screening while a member of the Film Studies Program at Maryland provides introduction and commentary.


The Samuel Gompers Papers constitute a remarkable achievement; by demonstrating the central role played by working people and the labor movement they built, it has helped reframe our understanding of U.S history.--Richard Price and Philip Soergel. Professor and Chairs, UMD Department of History.

10/7/13 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
2120 Francis Scott Key Hall (Merrill Room)

Esther Kim Lee, Associate Professor in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and a member of our advisory board, will be ou

Center for the History of the New America
10/3/13 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 0106, Francis Scott Key Hall

In 1966, Deann Borshay Liem was adopted by an American family and sent from Korea to her new home in California.

3/13/14 - 4:00 PM to 3/15/14 - 6:00 PM
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Participants in this conference will examine how urban spaces in the modern United States have been built and re-built by the movement of people. The conference will focus on the impact of migration and immigration on the networks of cities, suburbs, and hinterlands long central to organizing American life. The metropolis is fashioned not just by powerful interests, clear-cut "push" and "pull" factors, and resultant population changes.

TerpTalks: Jobs and Freedom: How Far Have We Come?
TerpTalkers spoke for 15 minutes followed by the opportunity for audience members to ask questions in the Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation Symposium.

12/5/13 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
TLF 2110

Professor Anthony Pagden (UCLA) will present a paper titled "That Peculiar Word 'Imperium':  Defining Empire from Rome to Washington."  (PDF below).

9/30/13 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

On September 30th Professor John McNeill (Georgetown) will be delivered the Miller Lecture (KEY0106). His talk was titled: Yellow Fever, Malaria, and the Spanish Empire in the Americas, 1650-1830.” Film of McNeill's lunch talk.

Louis Galambos Lunch Colloquium
10/10/13 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2110

On Thursday October 10, 2013 from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m., the Miller Center hosted a lunch colloquium by Professor Louis Galambos titled "The Creative Society--Is the Price Still Right?"


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