University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History



Tuesday, October 18, 5:00 PM, Waterman Bldg., Memorial Lounge

Alfred J. Andrea, Professor Emeritus of Medieval History at UVM and Past President of the World History Association, will give a public lecture on “The Crusades in the Context of World History.” Professor Andrea's lecture is sponsored by the Department of History, and kicks off the 2016-2017 UVM College of Arts and Sciences Medieval Studies Lecture Series.

For more information, contact Sean Field at 802-656-4408 or


Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 7:00 PM, Old Mill, John Dewey Lounge (room 325)

“The Voyage of the St. Louis and American ‘Refugee’ Policy,” lecture by Prof. Paul Vincent, Keene State College, 26 October 2016, 7:00, Old Mill, John Dewey Lounge (room 325)


Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 PM, BH Library, Special Collections

Prof. Chris Capozzola of MIT will be speaking at Special Collections at 6 pm on Thursday, October 27. His talk is titled “Uncle Sam Wants You: Vermont, the First World War, and the Making of Modern America.”


Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 4:00-5:30 pm, Billings North Lounge

Panel Discussion - “The 2016 Election, What’s at Stake?: UVM Historians Weigh In”

Word of Welcome: Paul Deslandes, Chair, History Department

Moderator: Denise Youngblood, Russian and Soviet History


Frank Nicosia, German and Holocaust History

Felicia Kornbluh, Women/Gender and U.S. History

Mary Mendoza, Race, Environmental and U.S. History

Dona Brown, Cultural and U.S. History

Sarah Osten, Latin American History

Bogac Ergene, Islamic and Middle East History

Coffee/tea/cookies provided.


Monday, November 14, 2016, 7:00 PM, Waterman Bldg., Memorial Lounge

“Out of the Limelight or In: Raul Hilberg and the Future of Holocaust Studies,” lecture by Prof. Doris Bergen, University of Toronto, 14 November 2016, 7:00, Waterman Building, Memorial Lounge (room 338)



The UVM Center for Holocaust Studies sponsors many events featuring historical scholarship. You can visit the Holocaust Center’s schedule of events here.