History Major


Abraham Peck Article in Portland Press Herald

"For over five decades, American Jews and American Christians have enjoyed a new era of interreligious relations...But another 800-pound gorilla has proven much harder to expel in the search for a useful dialogue between American Jews and another member of the so-called Abrahamic community, the more than 3 million Muslims who now call America their home."

HTY-POS Fall 2017 Registration Newsletter

Department announcements, events, and fall course offerings by campus.

The Maine Army National Guard in WWI, 1917-1919

Professor Libby Bischof's Maine WWI Memorial Inventory Project is featured on the World War I Centennial Commission Website for Maine.

Article: LePage Should Apologize to African-Americans Who Fought for Freedom

LePage should apologize to African-Americans who fought for freedom.

Postcard Movie

"The Northeast by Eastern" will be screened at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland on December 30th. It is McKane's third feature film.

History Major Participates in Tokyo Kimono Contest

Anju Roy, a USM History major and archaeology minor is currently spending the 2016-17 Academic Year in Japan at USM's partner institution, Kanda Gaigo University.

Spring 2017 Registration Newsletter

Spring 2017 newsletter from the Department of History and Political Science has department news, events, and convenient course schedules with lists of classes by campus or online.
Florence Kennedy

Race & Ethnic Studies Minor Course Offerings Spring 2017

Spring 2017 courses being offered to fulfill Race and Ethnic Studies Minor.
Hazel Watkins Motorcycle Racer

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Becoming American Review

The University of Southern Maine could easily have made its “Becoming American” program a straightforward history lecture. The core of the program, which was presented on Wednesday evening at Hannaford Hall, was a compellingly detailed talk, “W. E. B. Du Bois and the Meaning of Race and Citizenship in the Jim Crow Era,” delivered by Leroy M. Rowe, an assistant professor of black history and politics at the university.