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  • Andrew Kirkendall

    Andy Kirkendall publishes “Hemispheric Alliances”

    Dr. Andrew J. Kirkendall has just published his latest book, Hemispheric Alliances:  Liberal Democrats and Cold War Latin America, with the University of North Carolina Press.

  • Olga Dror…From Russia to Aggieland

    A polyglot, scholar, and mother who found her way from Russia to Texas A&M University.

  • Sonia Hernandez

    Sonia Hernandez wins OAH Book Award

    Dr. Sonia Hernández won the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award for her monograph, For a Just and Better World:  Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900–1938 with the University of Illinois Press! 

  • Lorien Foote wins OAH Book Award

    Dr. Lorien Foote, the Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor in History, won the OAH’s Civil War and Reconstruction Book Award for her 2021 monograph, Rites of Retaliation:  Civilization, Soldiers, and Campaigns in the Civil War with the University of North Carolina Press.  This prestigious OAH award goes to “the most original book on the coming […]

  • Revolutionary Women of Color

    For women of color in America, racism and sexism can only be understood in an intersectional framework. In late March, the History Department hosted a two-day conference, The Second Wave: Revolutionary Women of Color, to advance such scholarship and honor three pioneer activists from the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Sonia Hernandez

    Sonia Hernandez wins AHA-NEH grant for public history project “Refusing to Forget”

    Congratulations to Sonia Hernandez, who has won an AHA-NEH Grant to Sustain and Advance the Work of Historical Organizations, through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

  • Faith and Power – Latino Religious Politics Since 1945

    A one-day symposium, both in-person and online via Zoom, bringing together historians from across the country and world to discuss the significance of Latino religious politics, April 14, 2022.

  • Animal Histories of the American Civil War Symposium

    The first-of-its kind symposium exploring how the relationship between humans and animals shaped the American Civil War, and how the war shaped the life of animals. We will feature expert Civil War historians in conversation with TAMU’s animal studies scholars. DATE: April 08, 2022

  • Ashley Vance named a 2022 HWW Career Diversity Fellow

    Ph.D. candidate Ashley Vance has been named a 2022 Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Workshop Fellow. Congratulations Ashley—and thanks for all your good work as the history department’s career diversity fellow.

  • The Second Wave: Revolutionary Women of Color

    The History Department is hosting a panel featuring three pioneers of the Second Wave of feminism, Frances Beal, Martha Cotera, and Yvonne Swan, March 24, 2022 and an all-day conference on March 25, 2022.