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PUBLIC HISTORY EXHIBIT WINS NATIONAL AWARD

Utah Drawn: An Exhibit of Rare Maps, co-curated by History Department PhD graduate Travis Ross, has won the Autry Public History Prize from the Western History Association.

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Professor Susie S. Porter publishes new book, “From Angel to Office Worker”

History Department Professor Susie S. Porter’s new book, “From Angel to Office Worker,” is now available for purchase.

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New Database Developed by University of Utah History Professor, Paul Reeve

Paul Reeve, professor of history at the University of Utah, and the J. Willard Marriott Library have collaborated to develop a public history project,“Century of Black Mormons,” a database that illuminates the history of black members in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Department of History Ph.D. graduate Sondra Jones publishes a major work on American West history

Sondra Jones traces the metamorphosis of the Ute people from a society of small, interrelated bands of mobile hunter-gatherers to sovereign, dependent nations—modern tribes who run extensive business enterprises and government services.

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Oxford University Press releases new article by Professor Nadja Durbach

Professor Durbach's article entitled, "Comforts, Clubs, and the Casino: Food and the Perpetuation of the British Class System in First World War Civilian Internment Camps" has been released as part of OUP's History of Food collection. Read it here!

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"Quiet Heroes" film features U of U History Professor, Elizabeth Clement

The story of one SLC doctor's fight against stigma, shame and ignorance at the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis. The film premiered at the 2018 DTH Film Festival

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New Department Chair Benjamin B. Cohen on Humanities Radio

Ben Cohen, professor of history and Department Chair discusses why historical knowledge is vital to society and why it’s important to understand who we are and where we come from. Listen now!

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Last Updated: 8/22/18