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.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Brown Bag Biography featuring Professor John Rosa - Thursday, Sept. 11

The Center for Biographical Research at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa presents:

Brown Bag Biography Series, Fall 2014
“Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History”
John Rosa, UHM Department of History

Thursday, September 11
12 noon - 1:15 p.m.
Kuykendall 410

Please see flyer below for more details, and a full listing of Brown Bag Biography talks:

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Department of History Honors Track

The Department of History is pleased to announce the creation of an Honors Track in History! This track offers many options for completing an Honors degree in History, with only a minimum of 3 additional credits beyond the 33 required for the History major. Please note: Students must first qualify for and apply to the UHM Honors Program.

For more information, please see the document below prepared by Prof. Karen Jolly, or visit the Honors section of our website at: