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 […]
Dr. Jessica Adler, a joint professor in the Department of History and the Robert Stempel College of Public Health, has been awarded a most prestigious NEH grant amounting to more than $90,000 for the development of her public history project “War and Healing: A Century of Veterans’ Reintegration.” This is a significant project within the […]
On Thursday March 22nd 2018, several of the History Department faculty were honored at the Provost’s book recognition event, an annual celebration of the achievements of recent faculty authors. On this occasion, Drs. Jessica Adler, Bianca Premo and Chantalle Verna, received acknowledgment. See details of their books under the ‘Academic’ tab on this website!
On March 20th 2018, Professor Chantalle Verna will be a panel discussant for a book talk at John Jay College, CUNY, to be given by Edward Paulino concerning his recent monograph ‘Dividing Hispaniola’.
Dr. Bianca Premo has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for her book project entitled The Smallest Subject. This book tells the story of the five-year old Peruvian girl who gave birth to a healthy son in 1939 and is still considered the youngest mother in the world. Dr. Premo hopes to unravel […]
Drs. Uribe, Oelze, Mansilla, Grace Solis and Adrian Garcia participated in the SECOLAS (South Eastern Council for Latin American Studies) conference, which ran from March 23-26 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Dr. Bianca Premo has been elected as Vice-President of the American Historical Association’s Conference on Latin American History for 2018 and 2019. Therefore, she will also serve as President of the association in 2020 and 2021. CLAH is the most distinguished professional sub-group in Latin American and Caribbean history. Dr. Premo’s accomplishment boosts the visibility […]
Dr. Rodney Walton, PhD class of 2009, adjunct instructor in our Department, has just published “History is Hell: Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman and his Biographers,” The Journal of America’s Military Past, XLI., No. 132, Fall 2016, p. 5-34.
In the wake of the United States’ controversial new travel ban for citizens of 7 Muslim-majority countries, Dr. Michael Bustamante has written an editorial on Medium, “Cuban-American Politicians Should Remember Refugee Roots.” Click to read it.