The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Emancipation and Resistance at Yale University has awarded Dr. Jones a one-month residency for October 1-31, 2019 to assist her research into the illegal slave trade between Senegal and the Caribbean. Additionally, Dr. Jones has been chosen to receive the Council of American Overseas Research Center’s National Endowment for […]
Congratulations to Drs. Premo and Adler for their receipt of FIU ‘top scholar’ awards. Dr. Premo’s award comes under the category of “Research and Creative Activities for Established Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities)” while Dr. Adler’s recognizes her “Research and Creative Activities for Junior Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities).”
On March 5th, 2019, Dr. Erika Kern was featured in Season 3 of “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman” episode 1, “Search for the Devil”, in a five minute segment as the expert on the medieval manuscript Codex Gigas. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman is an American television documentary series on the National […]
Dr. Premo’s book Enlightenment on Trial (Oxford, 2017) has received the 2018 Southern Historical Association Murdo McLeod Prize for best book in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontier or Atlantic World history.
The Business History Conference has invited Dr. Sven Kube, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History, to participate in its Luncheon Panel at the American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting 2019 in Chicago, the theme for which is “Loyalty and Disloyalty.”
Our colleague Professor Jessica Adler has been spotlighted in the September 25th issue of the American Historical Association’s Newsletter, the Perspectives Daily. Click to be directed to the article.
Professor Okezi Otovo’s monograph “Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945” has been featured as the inaugural monograph for the Featured Book section of the new Society for the new History of Children and Youth website. The feature contains a book review and an audio interview with Dr. Otovo. […]
Our warmest congratulations to Dr. Bianca Premo for receiving a prize for her book, Enlightenment on Trial. Dr. Premo received the Bandelier/Lavrin Prize for best book on colonial Latin America from the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American History. Click to see the picture of distinguished historian Asunción Lavrin holding the plaque.
FIU’s Dr. Bianca Premo will be speaking at the “LANGUAGE & DEMOCRACY: an interdisciplinary symposium at the University of Miami” which aims to convene scholars and students from the humanities, social sciences, and law to examine how the fact of linguistic diversity challenges, enriches, empowers, and endangers democratic projects and processes across diverse temporal and […]
Three History Department faculty have been recognized by the university as Top Scholars. This designation is the result of a competitive process whereby faculty are assessed for academic impact in their respective fields by a committee of their peers. Dr. Bianca Premo won the award in the category of ‘Notable Academic Appointments’ while Drs. Jenna […]