Department of History

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.