The Department of History at Texas Tech University is a vibrant community of scholars who seek to understand the past and teach courses that introduce students to the processes of historical thinking and analysis for the development of an informed citizenry. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs taught by a diverse faculty from a range of disciplines and research fields. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our faculty, students, and the courses that make us unique.
Dr. Aliza Wong, Associate Professor of History
recieved the Inclusive Excellence Award in honor of her work for teaching across the curriculum. The award was given to her at The Celebrate Diversity Awards Banquet. Celebrate Diversity Awards Banquet
PhD Candidate, Autumn Lass,
received the Helen Jones Dissertation writing fellowship and the Truman Presidential Library research award this spring. Autumn will use the money to finish her research and writing this fall on her dissertation, "Evolving Images of Containment: Perception Management and Domestic Propoganda during the Early Cold War Period."
Human Skin in Early Modern Europe: From Blushing to Branding
Dr. Craig M. Koslofsky, Professor of History & Medieval Studies at University of Illinois, Urban-Champaign will lecture on the social use of skin through the 17th and 18th centuries. The event will take place Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium at the The Museum of Texas Tech University. For more information, please contact Dr. Aliza Wong, Director of European Studies.read more...
The Haight's Hidden Queer History
The Department of History, Department of English and Women's Studies are proud to sponsor, Alysia Abbott, author of Fairyland, A Memoir of My Father. Alysia will be discussing her recently published book and her experiences growing up in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco on Wednesday, November 11, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the English/Philosophy Building Room 001.read more...
Open Teaching Concept Student Symposium
November 1, 2013 - 9:30 AM - United Spirit Arena
Featuring 2008 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Jose Antonio Vargas, this full day activity is designed to engage students in critical thinking, diverse dialogues, and leadership activities. this Open Teaching Concept is brought to TTU students by the Cross Cultural Academic Advancement Center.read more...
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