Department of History

Using history to prepare students for what comes next

Why study history?

Bachelor's specializations

Get a taste of the specializations we offer history majors.

Global History Understand the connections and viewpoints of people all over the world by analyzing past events and lives around the globe.
Catalan Atlas of Western Sahara
Race & Ethnicity Analyze the development and consequences of ethnic and racial identities throughout world history.
Chinese book jacket cover featuring people of color
Public History Develop specialized skills to bring history to the people.
Students collaborating on an airplane model that is being hung on a ceiling.

History in the Present Archive

Catch up on previously-recorded History in the Present lectures. For more accessible versions, please contact the department.

Archived history events
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