4/6/11 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
2115 Tawes Hall

Carla Peterson will discuss  her recently released book, Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York, with Ira Berlin from the Department of History.


UMD's Jeffrey Herf weighs in on Germany's decision to abstain from the U.N. resolution regarding Libya.


UMD's ARHU prepares to launch the new Center for the History of the New America headed by professors Ira Berlin and Julie Greene.

By Ashley S. Westerman

Henry Tobar Credit: Doug Knutson
4/7/11 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Benjamin Banneker Room, Stamp Student Union

Pulitzer-prize winning writer and journalist Héctor Tobar reads from his forthcoming novel and talks about immigration in the U.S.


A look at how three ARHU professors are helping create a supportive academic environment for women.

By Katelin Wangberg

4/4/11 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
2110 Taliaferro Hall

Shedding light on the U.S.'s imperialist interventions in Cold War Latin America, this presentation will examine both the AFL-CIO's enterprises in Honduras and how Left activists, banana corporations, and the federation's close collaboration with the CIA challenged the federation's authority.

New America
4/13/11 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Maryland Room, Marie Mount Hall

The Center for the History of the New America Forum features speakers Ira Berlin and Julie Greene.

Across the Diaspora
4/25/11 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
1126 Taliaferro Hall

Panelists from the University of Maryland and beyond offer different perspectives on theorizing the experienc


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