Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Prof. Wayne Farris presents on Friday, November 7th

Please join us for the History Workshop on Friday, November 7th at 2:30pm in the History Department Library, Sakamaki A201. Professor Wayne Farris will be presenting a talk entitled, "From Medicine to Beverage to Art: Technology and Change in Tea Consumption."

Please see flyer below for more information. We hope you can join us and please spread the word!

Monday, October 20, 2014

History Forum Talk by Prof. Jon T. Davidann - Friday, October 24

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

“The Origins of American and East Asian Concepts of Modernity, 1860-1920”
A Public Lecture by Prof. Jon T. Davidann, Department of History, Hawaiʻi Pacific University

Friday, October 24th
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Sakamaki Hall A201
History Department Library
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Upcoming Phi Alpha Theta Meeting and Book Sale - October 2014

The next PAT meeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 28th from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. in the History Library, Sakamaki A203. We will be welcoming new members with their official PAT certificates!

The next book sale will be on Thursday, Oct. 30th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please stop by the Campus Center courtyard, in front of the ATM machines, for another round of great book deals.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Prof. Frank Zelko presents on Friday, October 17th

The Department of History welcomes:

Associate Professor Frank Zelko
University of Vermont
"The Whale’s Experience of Modernity: From Blubber and Baleen to Oceanic Guru to Ecosystem Service Provider"

Friday, October 17th
2:30-4:00 p.m.
History Department Library, Sakamaki A201

Please see flyer below for more details:

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Book Launch of Prof. Reiss's We Sell Drugs - Sunday, Sept. 28 at Revolution Books

This weekend Revolution Books will be hosting a book launch for Prof. Suzanna Reiss's recent publication, We Sell Drugs: The Alchemy of US Empire. There will be a brief presentation beginning at 3 p.m., followed by Q&A and light refreshments. Please see flyer below for more details.

All are welcome!

Monday, September 22, 2014

First History Workshop of Fall 2014: Prof. James Kraft - Friday, October 3

Next Friday, October 3rd, will be the first meeting of this year's History Workshop series on "Capitalism in Crisis: Development, Sustainability, & Inequality in Global Perspective." We are very fortunate to launch this year's series with a talk by Prof. James Kraft, who will be speaking about his recent book, Vegas at Odds: Labor Conflict in a Leisure Economy, 1960-1985.

The talk will be at 2:30 pm, Friday October 3rd, in the History Department Library. Please see flyer below for more details.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

UHM's Alpha Beta Epsilon Chapter Wins 2014 PAT Best Chapter Award!

Congratulations to UHM's Alpha Beta Epsilon Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta for winning the national 2014 Best Chapter Award (Division V)! The award comes with a cash prize of $250 to be used towards the purchase of books for the chapter's campus library.

In other PAT news, the chapter is teaming up with the Department of History to hold a "Bakes, Books, & Goodies" event on Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Sakamaki Hall Courtyard from 10 am - 2 pm. Half of all book sale proceeds that day will go towards the History Department's contribution to the Aloha United Way campaign. Please stop by for yummy goodies and great book deals!

Finally, the next PAT meeting will be on Tuesday, September 30th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the History Library, SAK A201.