Department of History News

  • Prof. Keogh will present his paper "'Guaranteed Employment' and the Suburban War on Poverty" at the Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Providence, RI, (April 2016)

  • Dr. Lopez-Jantzen presented her paper " Networks in Seventh and Eighth-Century Rome: Possibilities and Problems" at the New College Biennial Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Sarasota, FL (March, 2016)

  • Dr. Nichols presented his paper "The Promises and Perils of Play-off Diplomacy: Lipan Apaches and the Borderlands of the Río Bravo/Grande" at the Center for American History and Culture Programs Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar, Chicago, IL, (Dec. 2015).

  • Dr Nichols presented his paper “Of Pirates and Patriots: Vecino Militias, Border-Crossers, and Sovereignty in the Coahuila Borderlands, 1854-1862” at the conference: Remaking North American Sovereignty: Towards a Continental History of State Transformation in the Mid-Nineteenth Century, in Banff Center, Alberta, Canada, (July 2015).

  • Dr Danielsson presented her paper "Geography and Genocide: Radical Demographic Restructuring and the History of Geography" at the International Conference of Historical Geographers, at the Royal Geographical Society, London, UK (July 2015).

  • Dr Lopez-Jantzen presented her paper "Renovatio, Continuity, Innovation: Ravenna’s Role in Legitimation and Identity Construction (8th – 9th centuries). at the 22nd International Medieval Congress in Leeds, UK (July 2015).

  • Tim Keogh presented his paper, “Jobs and the Suburban War on Poverty,”  at the conference (for which he is also a co-organizer)Fighting Inequality: Class, Race, and Power, A Joint Conference of the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Working-Class Studies Association, Georgetown University, Washington DC, (May 2015)

  • Dr Danielsson presented her paper "The Inherent Instability of the Nation-State: A theoretical and Historical Examination," at the Annual ASEN Conference at London School of Economics, London, UK (April 2015).

  • Dr. Lopez-Jantzen was a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome in January 2015 and will be again in July 2015

  • Dr. Lopez-Jantzen gave a lecture at the Friends of the Saints Spring 2015 Lecture Series, entitled “Renovatio, Continuity, Innovation: Legitimation and Collective Memory in Byzantine Italy (7th – 9th centuries).”, at the CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY (February 2015).

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.