Ph.D. student in AHA Interview

Khary Pestaina, a third year Ph.D. candidate, was featured in a March 2021 ‘Perspectives on History’ interview. For more, see here.

DOHGSA plans virtual conference

Department of History Graduate Student AssociationPresents the 20th Annual Conference:Our Future is Past: Memory and Historical Justice Free and open to all FIU students | Register at: Program Itinerary: 20th Annual Department of History Graduate Student Association ConferenceOur Future is Past: Memory and Historical Justice March 26th, 10:00 AM-3:15 PMKeynote Speaker: Professor Andrew Denson […]

WPHL secures second major grant

Florida International University’s Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab (WPHL) has been awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a project called ‘Community Data Curation: Preserving, Creating and Narrating Everyday Stories’ to collect and preserve the stories of South Floridians. To learn more, click here.

Mellon Just Futures Grant Secured

The Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab under the auspices of Drs. Rebecca Friedman and Julio Capo have teamed up with FIU’s Extreme Events Institute to secure a ‘Just Futures’ Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation worth $4.63m over the next three years. An interdisciplinary team of FIU researchers, including the History Department’s Dr. Dan Royles will […]

Congratulations to Dr. Premo on an NEH award!

Dr. Bianca Premo has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship from the Awards for Faculty program to continue pushing forward her project, “The Smallest Subject: History, Science and Peru’s Youngest Mother in the World.”

Congratulations to Dr. Capo, Dr. Friedman, and the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab on an NEH award

Congrats to Dr. Julio Capo and Dr. Friedman for their work with the WPHL, an Emerging Preeminent Program, on being a Humanities Initiative award from the NEH. The initiative being funded is titled “Miami Studies: Building a New Interdisciplinary Public Humanities Program Project.” This is a two-year project to create a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate program in […]

FIU Student Receives Master’s from King’s College London

Chris Stotts received confirmation that he has been successfully awarded a Master’s degree in Science and International Security from King’s College London’s War studies department. He has also been awarded a distinction on his dissertation.

Congratulations to Professor Julio Capo on grant from the Albert Lapage Center for History in the Public Interest!

Associate Professor Dr. Julio Capo. Dr. Capo has just won a grant from the Albert Lapage Center for History in the Public Interest at Villanova University as part of his work for the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab (WPHL). The grant is to help fund programming and expand the scope of a digital exhibition he is co-curating […]

Dr. Premo wins best article prize

An article entitled “A Court of Sticks and Branches: Indian Jurisdiction in Colonial Mexico and beyond” appearing in the American Historical Review 124.1 co-authored by Dr. Bianca Premo has won the inaugural Jane Burbank Article Prize from the American Society of Legal History and an honorable mention for the Robert F. Heizer Award from the American Society […]