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Learn from the Past

By interpreting the past, you will better understand contemporary institutions, politics, cultures and yourself. Explore our areas of study.

Graduate Programs

With MA and Ph.D. options, you’ll find the perfect course of study for your graduate degree.

The Department of History fosters an understanding of the past, promotes critical inquiry, improves communication skills and develops an appreciation for cultural diversity in the global community.

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Learn what our alumni are doing with their degrees.

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Study Abroad

Expand your horizons with various faculty-led study abroad programs, including semester-long programs in London, Florence, Seville, Madrid and Rome.

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History News

Max Krochmal: How Texas is Changing
Max Krochmal (History) will speak today at the Southern Historical Association’s 83rd Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. His lecture “Toward...
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Commentary: Confederate Monuments Debate Suggests Unfinished Business with the Past
Reposted from KERA News As Dallas considers changes to monuments, streets and schools named for Confederate leaders, the city of Austin has joined a g...
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Center for Texas Studies Presents “My Corner Bookstore” with Dr. Alex Hidalgo
The Center for Texas Studies at Texas Christian University and Fort Worth Library present: My Corner Bookstore with Dr. Alex Hidalgo, Assistant Pr...
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Dr. Hanan Hammad Wins the 2017 Sara A. Whaley Book Award
Associate Professor and Director of Middle East Studies, Hanan Hammad has been named the recipient of the 2017  Sara A. Whaley Book Award.  The priz...
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Professor Peter Szok Receives Parsons Award
Professor Peter Szok received recently the 2017 Gerald E. and Corinne L. Parsons Award from the American Folklife Center at the U.S. Library of Congre...
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