United States

Crossing Arizona
4/23/14 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2118

History Department faculty and students are invited to attend a Miller Center Film Series showing of the documentary film Crossing Arizona (2006) featuring comments by Professor Chantel R

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

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."

Carla Pestana
4/28/14 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Skinner Hall, Room 200

On Monday April 28th, Professor Carla Pestana (UCLA) will present the annual Rundell Lecture:  "Religion and Empire in Early America Reconsidered."  Introductions by Professor Holly Brewer.  Remar

3/26/14 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Francis Scott Key, Room 0106

On Wednesday March 26th the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies invites you to attend a panel titled "Sixties Radicalism, Black and White."


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.

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.


Peter Libero, Ph.D. student in American history (Saverio Giovacchini, advisor) was granted an Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship from the Virginia Historical Society. He will conduct research on grassroots conservatism in post World War II Virginia in the VHS manuscripts collections in Richmond.


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