Center for Historical Studies

Drawing of U.S. Soldiers vs. German Mechanized Forces
4/11/14 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Francis Scott Key Hall, Room 0106

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies invite you to attend an afternoon talk featuring guest speakers Mary Tamaki Murakami and Terry Shima.  The talk is titled "Japanese Ame

3/31/14 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2110

On Monday March 31st the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies invite you to attend an afternoon workshop with Professor Claire Judde (Universite de Toulouse).

3/27/14 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Francis Scott Key Hall, Room 2120

On Thursday March 27th from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies invites you to attend a lunch talk by Professor Idesbald Goddeeris titled "The Efficiency of Secret Services: A Critical Reflection Based on Polish Archives."

Camille Robcis
2/28/14 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2103

On Friday February 28th from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies Program will be hosting a Colloquium with Camille Robcis.

2/27/14 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Despite scholarly opposition toward her groundbreaking book, “Thomas Jefferson & Sally Hemings: An American Controversy,” historian, Harvard Law School professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed published an unrelenting body of research that led to a 1998 DNA test that proved the once-rumored relationship between Jefferson and the woman he owned. Her current work continues the story of the Hemings-Jefferson family. She too serves as a humanities commission member for the "Heart of the Matter."

3/12/14 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2110

On Wednesday March 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Professor Colleen Ho will be presenting a paper titled "The Mongols in Matthew Paris' Chronica Majora: A Mirror of Medieval Europe."

3/4/14 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Francis Scott Key, Room 0106

This panel brings together top experts on Ukraine and Eastern European revolution, with the goal of explaining to a broad audience what's going on, with an eye toward past precedent in the region.

Rebecca Kobrin
2/6/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Francis Scott, Key Room 2120 (Merrill Room)

Faculty and students are invited to attend a lunch talk titled "Creative Destruction: Sender Jarmulowsky, Financial Failure and the Reshaping of American Banking, 1873-1914" with Professor Rebecca

Gideon Avni
3/31/14 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2110

This event is co-sponsored by UMD's Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, the Department of Classics, and the Miller Center.

2/27/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2110

 

On Thursday February 27th from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. the Miller Center will be hosting a lunch talk titled "A Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed and Ira Berlin."

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