Monday, March 2, 2015

History Forum Talk by Prof. Peter Hoffenberg - Monday, March 2

The U.H. Mānoa History Department and the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society present:

“Why ‘So Dismal a Failure?’ The South Kensington International Exhibitions of the Early 1870s and Exhibition Angst”
A Public Lecture by Prof. Peter H. Hoffenberg, Department of History, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Monday, March 2
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Sakamaki Hall A201
History Department Library
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Free and Open to the Public

Friday, February 27, 2015

Heather Ann Thompson and Sonny Ganaden present "From Mississippi to Mānoa: Why Mass Incarceration Matters"

The public is invited to attend:

"From Mississippi to Mānoa: Why Mass Incarceration Matters to Our Cities, Our Economy, & Our Democracy"
Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of History, Temple University
Sonny Ganaden, Lawyer and Lead Writer of the Native Hawaiian Justice Task Force Report (2013)

Monday, March 2nd
4:30 p.m.
Art Auditorium

This event is being co-sponsored by the Department of History. Please see flyer below for more details:

History Workshop - Upcoming Events

We are pleased to announce upcoming events in our History Workshop series on Capitalism in Crisis: Development, Sustainability, and Inequality in Global Perspective.

On Friday, February 27th, Jonathan Daniel Wells of the University of Michigan will be presenting a talk entitled "Blind No More: Self-Emancipation, Northern Politics, and the Fugitive Slave Crisis in Antebellum America"

The following Tuesday, March 3rd, Heather Ann Thompson of Temple University will be presenting a talk entitled, "Attica, Attica, Attica! From the Possibilities of Prisoner Rebellion to the Problem of Punitive Justice Policy"

Both these Workshop sessions will be held from 2:30-4:00pm in the History Department Library, Sakamaki A-201.



Friday, February 20, 2015

A&H Dean Peter Arnade Publishes New Book

The Dean of the College of Arts & Humanities, Peter Arnade, has recently published a new book. Dr. Arnade presented a chapter from the book a couple years ago to the Early Modern Forum, and we've all been waiting to see the completed text! Details are below:

Peter Arnade and Walter Prevenier, Honor, Vengeance, and Social Trouble: Pardon Letters in the Burgundian Low Countries (Cornell University Press, 2015); http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100537670

Monday, February 9, 2015

Upcoming PAT Meeting and Book Sales

The next PAT Meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 5:30-7:00 pm in the History Library (Sakamaki A201). We will continue working on details for the upcoming conference and begin looking forward to other events this spring, including the Mānoa Experience Day in April.

In search of great reads? Phi Alpha Theta will be holding book sales on Monday, Feb. 9; Monday, Feb. 23; and Thursday, March 19. Don't miss out on fantastic book deals!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

History Forum Talk by Prof. Jonathan Morse - Monday, February 9

The U.H. Mānoa History Department and the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society present:

“John Alexander Dowie and Two Ways of Writing the History of Something That Didn't Happen”
A Public Lecture by Jonathan Morse, Dept. of English, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Monday, February 9
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Sakamaki Hall A201
History Department Library
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

History Workshop: Dr. Ryan Tucker Jones (Univ. of Auckland) presents on Friday, February 13

Below is the flyer for our first History Workshop talk this spring as we continue "Capitalism in Crisis: Development, Sustainability, & Inequality in Global Perspective." Dr. Ryan Tucker Jones (Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland) will be presenting "Red Spouts over Honolulu: When the First Soviet Whaling Fleet Came to Hawaiʻi and Re-routed Pacific Environmental History" on Friday, February 13th at 2:30 p.m. in the History Department Library (Sakamaki A-201). Full details are included in the flyer.

We hope to see you there!