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. […]
Dr. Kenneth Lipartito’s letter “The Teaching American History Program Was Not a ‘Boondoggle’” in defense of the Teaching American History(TAH) federal program has been published in The Chronicles of Higher Education. Dr. Kenneth Lipartito makes important points about the significance TAH program, and the team work made by the FIU Department of History and the […]
Our colleague Professor Bianca Premo has been spotlighted in the September 18th issue of the American Historical Association’s Newsletter, the Perspectives Daily. Click to be directed to the article.
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 […]
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’.
Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Adler on the publication of her opinion essay regarding the recent nomination of David Shulkin as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Click on the link to read it.
SPRING 2017 ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES EVENTS Creative Technologies and the Arts of Resilience in Miami: An Interactive Dialogue at the Deering Estate April 22, 2017, 2:00pm-4:00pm Discuss art and technology in Miami with creative technologists Kevin Arrow and Barron Sherer, co-founders of the picture and film archive Obsolete Media Miami, and Willie Avendano, co-founder of Wynwood […]
Dr. Jessica L. Adler, Assistant Professor of American History, has published an article in the latest edition of the American Journal of Public Health. “‘The Service I Rendered Was Just as True’: African American Soldiers and Veterans as Activist Patients” appears in the May edition of the peer-reviewed journal.
Dr. Hilary Jones’s article “Fugitive Slaves and Christian Evangelism in French West Africa” has been published in the most recent issue of Slavery and Abolition. Read the article here: http:/www.tandfonline.comeprint/JNMbj9We5UMGxxpzAcFd/full
At the height of the AIDS epidemic, the activist group ACT UP used political funerals to demonstrate the human cost of the epidemic, which many Americans were all too willing to ignore. With changes to the U.S. health care system coming down the pipeline, Dr. Dan Royles examines ACT UP’s example teaches us about protest […]