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Hong Kong rages against the dying light, expert says

Oct. 18, 2019

Historian to speak at CU Boulder Oct. 23 on protests against growing control by China.

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Immigration is central issue for new state historian

Aug. 31, 2019

The topic is timely and important, but discussions about it are mired in ideology and falsehoods, says William Wei, CU Boulder and state historian.

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Pulitzer-winning historian gets NEH award for book on Sacagawea

Aug. 29, 2019

CU Boulder’s Elizabeth ‘Lil’ Fenn is one of 15 intellectuals nationwide to receive a Public Scholar award.

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Maps of fallen kingdom shed light on Atlantic slave trade

June 13, 2019

New maps of pre-colonial Africa provide context on the slaves who departed from the Bight of Benin

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CU historians named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

April 11, 2019

Scholars to use awards to support research of imperial legacy on standardized testing in the Middle East and adult adoptions and family formation in Japan.

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies

Feb. 6, 2019

Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South About the book : Providence Canyon State Park, also known as Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon,” preserves a network of massive erosion gullies allegedly caused by poor farming practices during the nineteenth century. It is a park that protects the scenic results of...

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Prieto

Jan. 28, 2019

Yorùbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions About the book : This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade...

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Prof, others celebrate publication of Remembering Lucile

Jan. 17, 2019

Never officially recognized during her lifetime, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado was posthumously honored this spring. Now, a biography telling the long-overlooked story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan has been published.

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History grad student wins prestigious fellowship

May 29, 2018

Caroline Grego, who is pursuing her PhD in history at CU Boulder, has won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.

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‘Great themes of civilization’ launched an unplanned career

April 24, 2018

When Stan Garnett (Hist’78) came to the CU Boulder in the fall of 1974, he planned to study classics, then become an ordained Presbyterian minister. His time at CU, however, would eventually yield a different path built on the great themes of civilization.

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