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Greenberg to Present this Year's Knepper Lecture

The award-winning historian Amy Greenberg will deliver the 2015 Knepper Lecture at Quaker Square on Wednesday, October 28 at 6 p.m. Her topic is "A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico.”



Students Explore History in France

UA students and faculty traveled to Le Mans, France for an experiential learning program in Humanities and French history.



Schutte's New Book Examines England of Queen Mary I

In her book, Mary I and the Art of Book Dedications: Royal Women, Power, and Persuasion (Palgrave-Macmillan), UA graduate Dr. Valerie Schutte (Ph.D., History) studies book dedications as instruments of power during the reign of Mary I.