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The Brown University Department of History is very pleased to announce that two of its faculties have received awards at the 2015-2016 University Awards Ceremony.

Françoise Hamlin, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, was awarded "...Read more

On April 28, 2016, James T. Patterson, Brown University professor emeritus and prize-winning historian, became one of the 10 people who got selected by the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame for membership in the hall. Link to the article in Providence Journal can be found...Read more

On March 28, 2016, Prof. Howard P. Chudacoff's article - "Let's Not Pay College Athletes", was published on The Wall Street Journal. The link to the article can be found here.

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Dr. Michael Vorenberg's talk on "Voting Rights and the Meaning of Freedom: The View from the Civil War Era", a part of the Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series was broadcasted on WUIS NPR Illinois radio station on February 11, 2016. Each year, around the time of Lincoln's birthday, the Center for State Policy and Leadership at the University of Illinois, Springfield broadcasts the previous fall...Read more