Department of History

FEATURED: Speed Bumps, Traffic Calming, and Rebuilding the Built Environment

The Global Voices Author Series and the Program on the Global Environment at the University of Chicago present: Speed Bumps, Traffic Calming, and Rebuilding the Built Environment. Please join Paul Josephson, Professor of History at Colby College for a discussion about his book, traffic.

 

12:00 Reception

12:30-1:45 Talk with Professor Josephson

FRIDAY! Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries: Social Sciences Working Group

The newly formed Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries Working Group will host its inaugural event on September 22, 2017. The day-long event will include research presentations by UChicago doctoral students and discussion by faculty members from departments other than the students' home unit. Built into the day will also be a round table discussion on ways to cultivate cross-department collaboration.  

The Political Theory Workshop: Panel Discussion on Executive Immigration Order

NOTE FROM ORGANIZERS:

Please note that our workshop on 1/30/17 will be held in Saieh 021. Prof. Abizadeh was forced to cancel his visit because of the executive order issued this weekend, so we will be hosting a discussion/info session about the executive order. We will be joined by Prof. Aziz Huq, Dr. Tamara Felden, and Dr. Tara Zahra.

University Convocation

The 527th Convocation will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9:15 a.m., and will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on the University’s Main Quadrangle. This is a university-wide ceremony and all candidates participate in this ceremony, during which the President will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program.  Tickets are not required for this ceremony.

FEATURED: Open House | Explore 125 Years of Big Ideas in the Social Sciences (Alumni Weekend Event)

Join us for a Social Sciences-focused Alumni Weekend Event!

For over a century, the University’s social scientists have made groundbreaking advancements in their fields and shaped their disciplines. During this open house, view our timeline exhibit to learn more about this rich intellectual history and evolution. Light refreshments provided!

"Love and Law in Indo-European Traditions: Religion, Politics, and the Erotic Life" with Nathan Tarcov and Wendy Doniger

On Friday, May 27, 2016, at 4 PM, the Chicago History Journal is cosponsoring a conversation with Nathan Tarcov and Wendy Doniger on "Love and Law in Indo-European Traditions: Religion, Politics, and the Erotic Life" in Swift Hall, room 201.  A reception will follow.