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Dear History Readers, We are delighted to be starting a new academic year. As always, our students and faculty have returned refreshed to campus, ready to undertake all sorts of new projects. Our faculty traveled the globe over the summer, conducting research, giving papers, and networking with fellow historians. Similarly, our students have returned to […]

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Dear History Blog Readers, The fall semester ended successfully for the history department in December and we are now excited to begin a spring term.  I am taking a break from chair duties this spring as I take a long overdue sabbatical. During my time away, Professor Sean Stilwell will fill in (until I return […]

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Professor Abby McGowan delivered a fascinating lecture on 10/24 on the topic of: At Home with the World: Globalization, Fashion, and the 19th-Century Home The description of this talk follows: Snug parlors, lavishly ornamented bonnets, and cozy cottages: although all evoke particularly EuroAmerican ideals and experiences, all were equally influenced by global forces. In this […]

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Hi History Readers, I’m writing to draw your attention to the Historic Preservation Internship Presentations, which will take place tomorrow morning. Details are included below: UVM Historic Preservation Graduate Internship Presentations  Wednesday, October 10 from 9 to 11 AM Marsh Room, Billings Library, University of Vermont 9:00 – Welcome, Professor Thomas Visser, director, UVM Historic […]

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Dear UVM History Students, Please see the message below about an upcoming UVM History Club meeting from that organization’s executive body. Paul Deslandes Chair, History ****** Hello All, Greetings from the History Club! This is an announcement that we will be having our first meeting of the year Tuesday the 18th of September at 6:00 pm. […]

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61 Summit Street: The History of a Home By Jesse Keel and Evan Haley Click here for a PDF version with images!   The Hill Section of Burlington is crowded with beautiful homes built at the turn of the 19th century by Burlington’s most prominent citizens. 61 Summit Street is the crown jewel of this […]

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The University of Vermont History Department and Historic Preservation Program are pleased to announce the appointments of Nora Mitchell and Rolf Diamant as Adjunct Associate Professors. Nora Mitchell is internationally known for her leadership in cultural landscape preservation efforts and scholarship. As the founding director of the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation at the Frederick […]

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Come check out our newly re-designed website, along with new photos of our faculty and staff!

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On Thursday November 9, Miri Rubin (Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London), will lecture on “The Child Murder Accusation against the Jews of Norwich: Meaning, Memory and Legacy,” at 7:00 PM in Memorial Lounge (Waterman Bldg). The talk, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the […]

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