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Dr. Marjorie Levine-Clark Commissioned to Prepare Four Volume Collection on Unemployment in Britain from 1824-1911

April 29, 2019

Dr. Marjorie Levine-Clark, History Professor and Associate Dean, was recently commissioned by the publisher Routledge to compile a four-volume collection on unemployment in Britain between the years of 1824 and 1911, which will be published both digitally and in hardcover. Each thematic volume will include thirty to fifty primary sources...

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CLAS Presents Dr. Ryan Crewe with Diversity in Teaching Award

April 29, 2019

Dr. Ryan Crewe was presented with the Diversity in Teaching Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May of 2019. A formal presentation ceremony was held on May 3rd. Dr. Crewe, who teaches a myriad of courses ranging from History of Modern Mexico to Oceans in History,...

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From History Major to the Medical Field, Chelane Garcia-Herrada

April 29, 2019

Chelane Garcia-Herrada, CU Denver History Department Alumni, was recently accepted into a Post-Baccalaureate, Pre-Medical Program at Mills College. Garcia-Herrada graduated from our history program Summa Cum Laude in 2017. Garcia-Herrada has planned to go to medical school since graduating high school. With the help of her undergraduate degree in History,...

Marina Mecham, Competitive Fellowships and Dissertation Research in South Africa

April 29, 2019

CU Denver History Department Alumni, Marina Mecham, graduated from our MA History Program in 2016. Mecham is now a PhD student at Indiana University Bloomington focusing on Middle Eastern History. We are excited to announce that she has received two summer research fellowships, the Ruth Lilly Research Fellowship and the...

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Holly Reynolds Featured on Popular Podcast

April 29, 2019

CU Denver History Department Alumni, Holly Reynolds ('15), was recently featured on the popular podcast The Criminal Broads. Reynolds' essay, “Science and Masculinity: The 1886 Pimlico Mystery Revisited,” informs the story of Adelaide Bartlett and the suspicious circumstances of her husband's murder in Victorian England. This created the perfect setting...

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History Department Award Ceremony 2019

April 22, 2019

Each year, the CU Denver History Department commemorates its harworking students. This year's ceremony was graciously hosted by Tyrba Architects, whose founder also sponsors the Tryba Prize. Faculty, students, alumni, and friends gathered to celebrate these accomplishments and awards. The awards and recipients are as follows: The Ward Prize Tom...

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Nick Ota-Wang Presents on Wakashu, a 3rd Gender in Edo Period Japan, at Inaugural Queer History Conference

April 16, 2019

Nick Ota-Wang, MA student, was recently accepted to be part of a panel at the inaugural Queer History Conference in San Francisco from June 16-18, 2019 at San Francisco State University. The panel is entitled “Phase, Folly or Felony? Sex between Men and Youths in Australia, Japan, Ireland, and Italy.”...

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Phi Alpha Theta Gets Into the Spirit

April 9, 2019

CU Denver's chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honors Society gave students a fun way to let off steam during midterm week of the Fall 2018 semester at the Halloween party. The Fall Semester, which does not have a scheduled break until Thanksgiving, can wear on our students...

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Saving Spaces Conference 2019, Shelby Carr '19

April 9, 2019

Shelby Carr, MA student, presented her research on the Crawford Hill Mansion at the Saving Places Conference in Denver this February. The Saving Spaces Conference held in Denver February 4th-7th focused on topics of historic preservation and community representation. A panel of CU Denver Graduates Students, under the mentorship of...

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Commemorating the Centennial of National Women's Suffrage

April 9, 2019

August 26, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote in the United States. Colorado women advocated for their right to vote on state issues as early as 1877. Their efforts were not successful until 1893 when women were allowed to vote...