Department of History & Art History at George Mason University

Department of History & Art History at George Mason University We offer programs in American, European, and comparative world regional history emphasizing Africa, Latin America, and Asia, as well as art history.
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Martin Sherwin interviewed by American Philosophical Society on J. Robert OppenheimerFull Article Here: https://www.amph...
12/12/2018
Episode 3: The Life and Times of J. Robert Oppenheimer | American Philosophical Society

Martin Sherwin interviewed by American Philosophical Society on J. Robert Oppenheimer

Full Article Here: https://www.amphilsoc.org/museum/exhibitions/great-talks-american-philosophical-society/episode-3-life-and-times-j-robert

Patrick Spero discusses the life and legacy of J. Robert Oppenheimer with Martin Sherwin, co-author with Kai Bird of the Pulitzer-prize winning biography American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. He is professor emeritus at Tufts University and a University Professor at....

Michele Greet invited to give lecture in Mexico City on Andean IndigenismFull Article Here: http://www.esteticas.unam.mx...
12/10/2018
Coloquio Internacional “Idiosincrasia del Indigenismo en América Latina. Pluralidad de fuentes y apropiaciones extra-latinoamericanas” | Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas

Michele Greet invited to give lecture in Mexico City on Andean Indigenism

Full Article Here: http://www.esteticas.unam.mx/coloquio_idiosincrasia_del_indigenismo

Invitan el Seminario de Investigación sobre Historia y Memoria Nacionales y el Proyecto PAPIIT IN402918 “2017 Exposiciones conmemorativas y artilugios celebratorios en el Centenario de la Constitución”

Genetin-Pilawa gives invited talk at University of Texas-AustinFull Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/arti...
11/19/2018
Genetin-Pilawa gives invited talk at University of Texas-Austin

Genetin-Pilawa gives invited talk at University of Texas-Austin
Full Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12675

On October 18, Dr. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa was invited to present to doctoral students in the History PhD program at UT-Austin on the topic, “Career Trajectories and Getting Published.”  Genetin-Pilawa is the author of Crooked Paths to Allotment:  The Fight Over Federal Indian Policy After the C...

Mack Holt publishes book, The Politics of Wine in Early Modern FranceFull Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.ed...
11/14/2018
Mack Holt publishes book, The Politics of Wine in Early Modern France

Mack Holt publishes book, The Politics of Wine in Early Modern France

Full Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12654

In the late fifteenth century, Burgundy was incorporated in the kingdom of France. This, coupled with the advent of Protestantism in the early sixteenth century, opened up new avenues for participation in public life by ordinary Burgundians and led to considerably greater interaction between the eli...

Benedict Carton presents at ‘Decolonizing the Museum’ ConferenceFull Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu...
11/14/2018
Benedict Carton presents at ‘Decolonizing the Museum’ Conference

Benedict Carton presents at ‘Decolonizing the Museum’ Conference

Full Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12652

On Novebmer 9, Dr. Benedict Carton, Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History and Art History, presented at a conference at Georgetown University.  The conference was on the theme, “Decolonizing the Museum: Transnational Comparisons.”  Carton’s presentation at the conference drew from his work o...

Mellon Foundation funds project with RRCHNM and the Journal of Social HistoryFull Article Here: https://rrchnm.org/news/...
11/06/2018
Workshop to Develop Digital History Articles for a Special Issue of the Journal of Social History – Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

Mellon Foundation funds project with RRCHNM and the Journal of Social History

Full Article Here: https://rrchnm.org/news/workshop-digital-history-articles/

Workshop to Develop Digital History Articles for a Special Issue of the Journal of Social History The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and the Journal of Social History with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seeks historians to participate in a series of workshops....

Lincoln Mullen gives invited talk to Math Department at University of RichmondFull Article Here: https://math.richmond.e...
11/06/2018
2018-2019 Colloquium Series - Mathematics - School of Arts & Sciences - University of Richmond

Lincoln Mullen gives invited talk to Math Department at University of Richmond

Full Article Here: https://math.richmond.edu/major-minor/colloquium/index.html

This Colloquium Series is sponsored by the Math and Computer Science Department. Unless otherwise noted, all talks take place in Jepson Hall Room 109 at 4:30 p.m. Starting at 4 p.m. light refreshments will be served in the lounge outside of Jepson 212 — please join us. Talks will be added as they ...

Christy Pichichero named as semi-finalist for prestigious book prizeFull Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu...
11/02/2018
Christy Pichichero named as semi-finalist for prestigious book prize

Christy Pichichero named as semi-finalist for prestigious book prize

Full Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12597

Christy Pichichero, associate professor of History and Modern and Classical Languages, was named as a semi-finalist for the 2018 Kenshur Prize.  The prize is given each year by Indiana University’s Center for 18th-Century Studies to the best book published in the previous year on the history and ...

10/24/2018

The Third Annual Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia Lecture is Monday November 5th at 5:00 p.m!

Professor Robert G. Parkinson will be doing a lecture on Fear, Prejudice, and the Making of the American Union.

The event is FREE and held at Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room (Room 2001).

History major wins prize at Undergraduate Research SymposiumFull Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/article...
10/23/2018
History major wins prize at Undergraduate Research Symposium

History major wins prize at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Full Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12533

Hunter DeRensis, an undergraduate history major, was one of five students selected for the “Best Poster Presentation” at the College of Humanities and Social Science’s annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.  His project was entitled, “Luxury on Fire: The Impact of the Hindenburg Disaster....

Alum publishes book on Eleanor RooseveltFull Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12405
10/05/2018
Alum publishes book on Eleanor Roosevelt

Alum publishes book on Eleanor Roosevelt

Full Article Here: https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/articles/12405

Mary Jo Binker, an alum of the History M.A. program, has published the book, If You Ask Me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt.  This is her third book.  Binker is an editor with the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers project and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of History and Art History.

10/05/2018

Dr. Butowsky to Give Lecture Series on WWI at Reston Library!

Dr. Harry Butowsky, longtime adjunct faculty member in the department, will give a six-part lecture series on the History of World War Two. The lectures will be held on Sundays at 2:00, at Reston Library. The first lecture will be on October 7.

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