Open Call for Voegtle Fellowship

The Department of History is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 competition for the Henry J. Voegtle Fellowship on the History of Florida or Southern U.S. B.A. history majors or minors, MA or PhD students in history, are invited to apply. The DEADLINE for submissions is Monday Oct. 7th.

Faculty-curated Exhibition Wins Award

The Florida Association of Museums has awarded the exhibition “Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities” curated by Dr. Julio Capo Jr. at History Miami Museum its 2019 Museum Excellence Award. Congratulations to Dr. Capo Jr.!

FIU Team win Poster Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Lipartito and his team made up of undergraduate students Christopher Jorge and Mun Bong Choi (Florida International University) and FIU Doctoral Student/MDC Instructor Jairo Ledesma, and students Luis Coello and Jose Duque, Jr. (Miami Dade College) for winning the Douglas Astolfi Award from the Florida Conference of Historians for the best […]

Dr. Mas receives highest accolade from Yale

Dr. Catherine Mas‘ dissertation “The Culture Brokers: Medicine and Anthropology in Global Miami, 1960- 1995,” was not only approved unanimously with distinction during spring 2019, but also received three separate awards from Yale University. The George Washington Egleston Historical Prize and the Edwin W. Small Prize from the History Department (both in the field of American history); and […]