History News and Events

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    Fall Orientation

    July 16, 2018

    The History Department's annual orientation allows for incoming undergraduates to meet faculty, staff, and returning students, and to learn about our academic programs before Fall courses begin.

  • Linguistics professor Jim McCloskey (center) with his students Clara McMahan and Luis Hurt

    Linguistics professor Jim McCloskey receives Dizikes Award for teaching in Humanities

    June 19, 2018

    Linguistics professor Jim McCloskey was presented with the John Dizikes Teaching Award in Humanities at the Humanities Division’s 2018 Spring Awards celebration held at the Cowell Provost House.

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    Standing tall and giving back

    June 12, 2018

    For graduating senior Asante Nkosi, a double major in sociology and history allowed him to connect his experiences with his interest in black U.S. history, the Civil Rights Movement, and the contemporary moment.

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    UCSC Night at the Museum to explore global impact of 1968 protest movements

    May 8, 2018

    The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz will present "UCSC Night at the Museum: Global 1968—Race and Revolution around the World," a free public event at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, on Wednesday, May 16.