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2021–22 ARHU Fulbright Recipients

June 02, 2021 American Studies, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, History

Five ARHU students and alumni receive the prestigious grant.

Department of History May Newsletter

June 01, 2021 History

See what's new in the Department of History.

2021 Making African America Symposium

May 28, 2021 History, College of Arts and Humanities

A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness.

History Major Andrew Forschler ’21 Named Undergrad Researcher of the Year

May 14, 2021 History

The honors student has conducted historical research focused around gender, sexuality and performance.

Dr. Robert Chiles Launches New Interview Show

May 10, 2021 History

History professor Robert Chiles is hosting a show about New York State History.

Maryland Today

NEH Grants to Support History Professors’ Research

May 04, 2021 History

Part of $24M awarded nationwide, funds to support work expanding Enslaved.org database and researching book on NYC transit desegregation.

$1.4M Grant to Expand Enslaved.org

May 03, 2021 History

The Mellon Foundation continues its support of the database, which contains records on hundreds of thousands of formerly enslaved individuals.

Maryland Today

History Professor Specializing in Slavery, Resistance Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

April 29, 2021 History

Richard Bell to receive $200,000 to research book on desegregation of public transit in New York City.

Professor Richard Bell Named 2021 Carnegie Fellow

April 28, 2021 History

Professor Richard Bell has been awarded a Carnegie fellowship to support his work on racial justice.

Enslaved.org Awarded Major NEH and Mellon Foundation Grants

April 15, 2021 History

$1.4 Million Mellon Foundation Grant Joined by $349,744 NEH Grant