Abigail McEwen
3/2/11 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
The Merrill Room, 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall

Professor Abigail McEwen presents her research in the second talk of LASC's Café Break Series.

Fred Donner
2/23/11 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
0106 Francis Scott Key

Fred M. Donner of the University of Chicago, one of the most prominent specialists of early Islam, will give a lecture on titled "The Development of Early Islamic Political Vocabulary."


Opinion: UMD's Jeffery Herf, department of history professor, weighs in on problems with radical Islam.

Egyptian Uprising
2/9/11 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
The Prince Georges Room, Stamp Student Union

The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies and the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development will be hosting a special forum regarding the current crisis in Egypt. Please join us for this timely lecture on how this crisis may impact the Middle East and U.S. foreign relations.

2/17/11 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes

Ann Cvetkovich delivers the first lecture in the LGBT Studies Program's ninth annual lecture series, "Queering the Archive, Archiving the Queer."

2/9/11 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
2120, Francis Scott Key Hall

UM Professor Ernesto Calvo discusses how partisan networks influence voter behavior in Argentina and Chile.

2/16/11 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thurgood Marshall Room, Stamp Student Union

DC activist Roland Roebuck leads a discussion on the challenges that have faced Afro-Latinos throughout American history.


UMD's History Professor Jeffery Herf highlights historians' involvement in current public debates in a Letter to the Editor.

Message from the dean regarding the passing of former dean of the college Robert Griffith.
To:       Faculty and Staff
2/3/11 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
2110 Taliaferro Hall

Deborah Warner from the National Museum of American History discusses the history of sugar in the American diet, economy, politics, and pop culture.


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