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History Degree Program Events


Fall 2023

woman interfacing with a futuristic touch screen

8th Annual HHL Student Research Conference
December 4, 2023
Call for Papers - Deadline is November 6, 2023 to submit.

Fall 2022

7th Annual HHL Student Research Conference

December 7, 2022
10 am - 3:30 pm

The Department of History, Humanities and Languages hosts the 7th Annual Student Research Conference. This year's conference theme is "Scholarship without Borders" UHD students are encourage to submit a conference paper or attend the virtual conference.

Spring 2022

World War lll in 2022?
The Russo-Ukrainian War and the Threat to World Peace

March 30, 2022
2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Spring 2019

Battle of San Jacinto Symposium

April 6, 2019
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Robertson Auditorium

This annual, one-day, Battle of San Jacinto Symposium is the preeminent conference on the Texas Revolutionary era. It is a forum for promoting public awareness and scholarship about the Mexican colonial era in Texas (1821-1835), the Texas Revolution (1835-1836), the Battle of San Jacinto (1836), and the Republic of Texas (1836-1845). These pivotal years, mark the transition from Spanish and Mexican sovereignty to independent Texas and annexation to the United States. The theme of the 2019 Symposium is “Women and the Texas Revolution”, and it is sponsored by the Strake Foundation and the University of Houston (Downtown).

Dr. Jonathan Chism and cover of his book  

Celebration of Dr. Chism's Latest Publication
April 11, 2019 at 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm in front of the O'Kane Gallery in the UHD Welcome Center

The Department of History, Humanities, & Languages will celebrate the publication of Dr. Jonathan Chism's new book, Saints in the Struggle: Church of God in Christ Activists in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement, 1954–1968. Please indicate whether you can attend. Refreshments provided. Copies of Dr. Chism's book are available for purchase and his signature.

History 1305  Signature Assignment Bash!
19th Century Slavery Primary Resources

Two Sessions:

April 3, 2019
A436 at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, hosted by Dr. Allen

April 4, 2019
A436 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, hosted by Dr. Ryden

Free Pizza  

Fall 2018

Land, Liberty, & Water in Mexico
A Talk by Dr. Salvador Salinas
October 30, 2018
Noon, in GSB 307 - Milam and Travis Room

Lunch provided, first come, first served.  Free and open to the public. Raffle prizes-win a signed copy of his new book.  Co-sponsored by the Dept. of History, Humanities, and Languages.