Department Chair Dr. Joshua Rothman was recently involved in a project in New Orleans, where several markers were erected to mark places in the city where enslaved people were bought and sold.
Assistant Professor Juan Ponce-Vázquez was interviewed by Historias, the podcast of the Southeastern Conference of Latin American Studies,his research on smuggling in the seventeenth century Spanish Caribbean.
Department alumnus Adam Petty (PhD 2018, MA 2014) has recently accepted a position as a Historian and Documentary Editor for the Joseph Smith Papers.
The British American 19th Century Historians held its annual conference at Cambridge, England, recently. Professors & graduate students of the period gathered for a weekend of panels, lectures, & conversations, showcasing the latest research on 19th Century U.S. history.
Senior Rachel Remmes participated in the Department’s Honors Thesis program last year, completing a thesis under Dr. Charles Clark entitled “Southern Alabama’s Corn, Peanut, and Wheat Agriculture in the 20th Century and 21st Century Trends.”
We are please to announce that the Fall 2018 edition of Historically Speaking is now in print and on its way to faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the Department of History at The University of Alabama.