Department News

Alum Pens Historical Novel, Reflects on Skills Gained as History Major

The debut novel of UC Berkeley History alumnus Justin Gakuto Go ’03 is an ambitious tale that straddles the genres of historical fiction, romance, and suspense. The Steady Running of the Hour (San Jose: Simon & Schuster, 2014) traces the story of a young American who learns he may be... Read More

Professor Maureen Miller a Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America
Professor Maureen Miller has been elected a Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America.  Founded in 1925 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Academy is the largest and most venerable organization in the United States fostering e
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2014 Newsletter

It has been a busy year in the department! In our effort to stay connected with our friends and alumni across the globe, we are happy to share with you our annual newsletter. The 2014 Department of History Newsletter features faculty news, book reviews, a message from Chair Ethan Shagan, and much more.

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This year's ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 9:30am, in Zellerbach Auditorium... Learn More

No papers, exams, or outside reading are required—just lots of face-to-face interaction... Learn More

"Without the Civil Rights Movement, we wouldn't have had the Free Speech Movement.... Learn More

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