Department of History News

Indian Country Today Features Cohen in Series about US Presidents

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Indian Country Today interviewed Michael David Cohen, research assistant professor of history, for a story that is part of a series exploring past presidents’ attitudes toward Native Americans, challenges and triumphs regarding tribes, and the federal laws and Indian policies enacted during their terms in office.

In Memoriam: Arthur Haas

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Arthur G. Haas, a longtime faculty member in the Department of History, passed away February 23. He was 90.

Inaugural Lecture Series in African-American History Begins March 10

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The life and groundbreaking career of a famed civil rights lawyer who argued and won nine cases before the US Supreme Court is the focus of UT’s inaugural lecture series in African-American history. The Fleming-Morrow Distinguished Lecture in African-American History kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, with a look into the life of Constance Baker Motley, the first black woman appointed to the federal bench.