Tag: History

  1. History at the Movies Presents: Real Injun
    Join the History Department for Reel Injun, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond’s powerful look at the evolution of the Hollywood Indian from the silent film era to today. Q&A will follow.
  2. Sean Fear: Diplomacy, Domestic Politics & the Fate of South Vietnam
    Explore the unheralded showdown between Saigon's military junta, and civil society groups during the Vietnam War.
  3. New England Renaissance Conference
    The New England Renaissance Conference will be taking place on October 21 at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  4. Uncovering Dorchester’s Industrial School for Girls: An Online Exhibition
    A free event at the Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum
  5. UMass Boston Helps Dorchester Uncover its Past
    “What’s important about this process is that it comes from the bottom up, not from the top down,” Pelayo said.
  6. Black Student Center’s Lynching Exhibit in Campus Center Through March 24
    The Strange Fruit exhibit “Horror Stories of Lynching” features narratives of oppression hung from tree branches, spray-painted gold to represent power and beauty.
  7. America’s War for the Greater Middle East - Joiner Speaker Series presents Andrew Bacevich
    Join the William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences for a talk by retired army colonel and New York Times bestselling author Andrew J. Bacevich.
  8. UMass Boston Professors to Discuss Phillis Wheatley Saturday Before Theater Performance
    A group of professors who make up the UMass Boston Public Humanities Collaborative will be leading a discussion Saturday at the Central Square Theater on Wheatley Hall namesake Phillis Wheatley.
  9. Mine Wars Documentary Based on Professor’s Book to Premiere on PBS
    On Tuesday at 9 p.m., PBS stations around the country will premiere The Mine Wars.
  10. November 5 Declared “James Green Day” to Honor Retired Professor
    Green’s many accomplishments include founding the Labor Studies program at UMass Boston and founding the Labor Resource Center.
  11. Towards an Anti-Heroic History of Fiji Women Soldiers
    Teaiwa’s research points to both the possibility and necessity of developing an anti-heroic account of Fiji women soldiers' histories and experiences.
  12. The Devil is Here in These Hills - Jim Green Reads from New Book
    Professor emeritus of history Jim Green reads at Porter Square Books in Cambridge
  13. CAPS and EMK Institute Offer Professional Development for Teachers
    The College of Advancing and Professional Studies will continue its successful collaboration with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, hosting a second professional development session for teachers using the innovative Senate Immersion Module (SIM) this August.
  14. Making a History of Columbia Point A Participatory Exhibition
    Graduate students in UMass Boston’s spring 2015 public history seminar will interpret parts of the Columbia Point history through time, objects, photos, and physical sites.
  15. Study Abroad Open House for China Today: Culture, History, & Society
    Travel and experience China this summer while earning credits toward your degree.
  16. Study Abroad Open House for The Holocaust: Historical Contexts
    Earn credits while experiencing Poland. Learn more about your opportunity to travel and study.
  17. Study Abroad Open House for China Programs
    Learn more about the programs and meet the program directors, Weili Ye and Raymond Liu.
  18. UMass Boston Grad Students Survey One of Boston’s Oldest Farmsteads
    John Steinberg and his students spent the first week of December searching for evidence of stables and other outbuildings on the former Fowler-Clark farmstead at Norfolk and Hosmer streets.
  19. CHCS, Honors College Hosting Discussion on UMass Boston’s 50-Year History
    As the University of Massachusetts Boston celebrates its 50th anniversary, the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society and the Honors College are looking at the history and mission of the university as it relates to public education today.
  20. UMass Boston Students Seek Original Plymouth Settlement Walls
    Through UMass Boston's field school, students have spent the last month digging on the north side of Burial Hill Cemetery looking for the Pilgrim settlement.
  21. 2014 Compleat Biographer Conference
    Biographer’s International Organization promotes the art and craft of biography and furthers the professional interests of its practitioners.
  22. UMass Boston Community, Neighbors Invited to Share Their UMass Boston Stories
    Alumni, former professors, current students, faculty, staff, and UMass Boston neighbors are invited to bring their candid photos and share the stories behind the photos at the UMass Boston Mass. Memories Road Show on May 2 and 3.
  23. UMass Boston’s Public History Track Presents: “Making the Atlas of Boston History”
    The forthcoming Atlas of Boston History will be the only such atlas authored primarily by historians. Editor Nancy S. Seasholes will talk about how it was produced during this free talk.
  24. “Adventure in the Archives: The Story of Letters to Jackie”
    UMass Boston's History Department and Archives Track present this free lecture with the University of New Hampshire's Carpenter Professor of History Ellen Fitzpatrick.
  25. UMass Boston Archivist Reveals the Orange Line’s Untold Story
    Andrew Elder and Jeremy Fox tell the story of Boston neighborhoods through the years.
  26. UMass Boston Minute: Shauna Lo and Chinese Laundries in Massachusetts
    In the latest UMass Boston Minute, we hear from the assistant director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, Shauna Lo.
  27. JFC Talk: “Mosques: Sites of Change in Colonial South Asia, 1800-1870”
    Sana Haroon will discuss mosques as sites of change in colonial South Asia
  28. UMass Boston Students Bring Community Up-to-Date on Early Boston History
    Students in the graduate history program worked with community clients on a walking tour, website and app, and a blog.
  29. Re-inscribing Indigeneity: Creating Access to Native Narratives Through Scholarly Editing
    The History Department, Native American and Indigenous Studies, and the Institute for New England Native American Studies invite you to this event highlighting the Yale Indian Papers Project.
  30. Alumna, History Professor Collaborate to Prepare Students for College
    Students in alumna Elizabeth Pilla’s AP and Honors United States History classes might just have an advantage when they take their exams this spring, after receiving some preparation tips from a UMass Boston professor.
  31. HGSA Meeting
    Refreshments will be served at this meeting of the History Graduate Student Association.
  32. HGSA Colloquium Series: How to Get Published
    Refreshments will be served at this event, which is sponsored the History Graduate Student Association.
  33. HGSA Colloquium Series: Getting a PhD vs. a Job in the Field
    Refreshments will be served at this event, which is sponsored the History Graduate Student Association.
  34. HGSA Meeting
    Refreshments will be served at this meeting of the History Graduate Student Association.
  35. HGSA Colloquium Series: Resume/C.V., Drafting for Success
    Refreshments will be served at this event, which is sponsored the History Graduate Student Association.
  36. “Critical Conversations: The State of History in the National Park Service”
    NPS staff tasked with engaging the public with the past at the nation's parks will reflect on a 2012 report and its implications, and brainstorm ways to meet identified challenges.
  37. UMass Boston Cohosts Four-Day Conference Featuring Leading Scholars on Native Studies
    Leading Native Studies scholars from around the world came together at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut earlier this month for the 2012 Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) annual meeting, cohosted by the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  38. Mass. Memories Road Show Keeps History Alive
    The traveling museum and history project visits communities across Massachusetts to collect photos, stories from the commonwealth's past.
  39. Edward M. Kennedy Institute Breaks Ground on UMass Boston Campus
    The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate broke ground on UMass Boston's campus on June 8.
  40. Public Universities and the Public Sphere: Justifying State Support for Higher Education
    In his new book, Professor of History Woodruff Smith argues that two contemporary crises facing America are closely connected.
  41. UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies Undergoes Name Change
    The John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies has changed its name to the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
  42. New Master’s Track Brings History to the People
    A new public history track in the master’s in history program focuses on presenting history to all, not just to other historians.