06/21/2017 - Professor Adrian Burgos, Jr. was featured in a segment on ESPN regardin
06/09/2017 - Professor and Chair Clare Crowston was invited to speak to LAS alums at Klairmont Kollections in Chicago. Her talk was based on the history of the automobile.
05/15/2017 - Courtney Cain is a future three-time graduate of Illinois with a bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree in history.
04/14/2017 - Congratulations to UIUC History student, Thomas Dowling, on receiving the 2017 Truman scholarship! What an outstanding achievement!
04/13/2017 - Join us in congratualating Professor Maria Todorova, who has been awarded an Honorary Doctor by
04/05/2017 - Another huge congratulations goes out!
03/21/2017 - Ten professors, staff members and students associated with the department of history will each make their case for the book they think changed everything.
03/13/2017 - Emeritus Professor Fred Hoxie was recently interviewed on
03/07/2017 - Professor Rana Hogarth gave expert commentary for an AP story about Housing Secretary Ben Carson's recent comments characterizing slavery
03/01/2017 - Professor Emeritus John Lynn has been awarded the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize, the highest award tha
03/01/2017 - CHECK OUT www.lavidabaseball.com It's a brand new website launched by the National Baseball
01/17/2017 - The History Department is deeply committed to the scholarly exchange of ideas and people across national borders and divisions.
12/16/2016 - Congratulations to Professor Peter Fritzsche whose newest book, An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler, just had a fabulous review in
12/12/2016 - PROFESSOR ADRIAN BURGOS, JR. is featured in the premiere of "Cuba: Island of Baseball". Don't miss it on December 13th, 9 pm ET on the MLB Network.
11/16/2016 - The Windy City Times recently spoke with Professor Kevin Mumford regarding his newest book, Not Straight, Not White.