News

  • 06/15/2021 - Historians warn that deep-seated racial divides in America make political healing a challenging path.

  • 05/14/2021 - Faculty members receive support for teaching and research

  • 05/11/2021 - Preparing a Department to Teach Online written by Stefan Djordjevic, Kristin Hoganson, and Dana Rabin.

  • 05/05/2021 - Bruce Dalgaard's connection to U of I is rooted in his discovery of a lifelong pursuit.

  • 05/04/2021 - "A century from now, will the grief and pain of the coronavirus pandemic be remembered by descendants of the dead?"

  • 05/04/2021 - The Office of the Provost is pleased to share three interactive, online booklets which they created to highlight and celebrate the achievements of select members of the academic community in teaching...

  • 04/09/2021 - History Professor Kevin Mumford has been awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. Mumford studies race, politics and sexuality, and how struggles over social difference and belonging have unfolded in...

  • 04/01/2021 - “An environmental lens on historical problems, and a historical lens on environmental problems” is an apt summary of History 202 (American Environmental History), a course offered by History...

  • 03/19/2021 - The Illinois History Department is delighted to welcome Assistant Professor Yuridia Ramírez to its faculty! Dr. Ramírez's work on diasporic, indigenous, and racial histories informs her dedication to...

  • 03/15/2021 - Professor Leslie Reagan discusses the history of spit-hoods in law enforcement and argues that their use should be banned in light of their connection to practices of control rooted in racism and...

  • 02/25/2021 - See what has been transpiring this past year.  Read updated information about faculty, how COVID is affecting everything on campus, graduate program updates, and undergraduate program updates.  ...

  • 02/25/2021 - Illinois history professor Craig Koslofsky’s new book, co-written with University of Zurich history professor Ricardo Zaugg, translates the rediscovered journal of a German barber-surgeon in the...

  • 02/02/2021 - The latest episode of the Journalism History podcast features Brian Campbell, a recent Ph.D. graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, discussing his research on the impact of the...

  • 02/02/2021 - Professors Marc Hertzman and Craig Koslofsky are among the 20 faculty members named as Center for Advanced Study associates or fellows for the 2021-22 academic year.

  • 02/02/2021 - Animals played a central role in the British Empire. Sources of food and labor, animals symbolized the power of the empire. They also hindered the efforts of the British to control colonized lands,...