History professor Yuridia Ramírez and Latina/Latino studies professor José de la Garza Valenzuela have been awarded 2023 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships. Read more: https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/1973254864.
Get to know the story of Palmares, an autonomous settlement founded by people escaping slavery in Brazil in the 1600s. Watch it on TEDEd: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-kingdom-hidden-in-brazil-marc-adam-hertzman-flavio-dos-santos-gomes
History professor Teri Chettiar wrote about how the intimate emotional life of families took on great political importance in post-WWII Britain, and emotional well-being was seen as a key factor for a stable democracy.
Five University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The award is presented by the University of Illinois System to faculty members from the Chicago, Springfield and Urbana universities.
After the attempted coup of the Brazilian government last month, Marck Hertzman, associate history professor, decided that he had to change how he taught his class - HIST 405: History of Brazil - for the upcoming semester. Read more: ...