The University of Rochester's Department of History is committed to teaching and scholarship and to intellectual rigor in the context of close attention to students' needs and interests. We offer internship, seminar, and honors thesis opportunities to our undergraduate students; a series of distinguished outside speakers; symposia and workshops to address graduate students' research, teaching, and career concerns; and a Department lounge near our offices in Rush Rhees Library where we gather as a community.
Explore this website to learn more about us and to view our wide range of courses, which cover the globe and span the centuries from the medieval period to the present. You will also find information about our programs leading to the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in History, as well as about our faculty, students, and upcoming events.
On October 20, 2012 the Department of History will celebrate the life of the late Professor Lynn Gordon with a symposium in her honor titled "Women, Professions, and Politics." The symposium will feature three panels moderated by faculty from the History Department. At 11am on the following day, October 21, a memorial service will take place at the University of Rochester Interfaith Chapel. Family and friends are invited to attend. Information about the symposium can be accessed here. You may continue reading if you would like to learn more about the life and many contributions of Professor Gordon. Read more »
The Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History, established in 2009 and sponsored by the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, is awarded annually for an outstanding monograph published on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia in the field of history in the previous calendar year. Read more »
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