History News and Events

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    Student Led Research Project Sparks Memory Across Okinawa

    September 7, 2018

    Associate Professor of History, Alan Christy, led a group of dedicated UCSC undergraduate students, alumni, and donors around Okinawa in August. As the Director of The Gail Project, Christy has inspired hundreds of students to dig into the history of Japan and of Okinawa in particular.

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    Fall Department Welcome

    July 16, 2018

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

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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.