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Department of History  
Department of History

The study of history offers tools for retrieving and interpreting the past—and, in the process, for better understanding the questions and challenges of our own time. The faculty and students of Indiana University's Department of History apply these tools to inquiries that range across geographic and temporal boundaries.

On this site, you will learn more about opportunities available to students seeking to understand not just what has happened in the past, but also what takes place around us every day.

Department Events

  • April 1, Installation Reception and Lecture, Mirjam Zadoff, "The Red Sheep of the Family: Jews and the Left," details
  • April 3, Graduate Student Workshop, "Job Seeking Beyond the Professoriate" (details)
  • April 14, Rory Fanning, "Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger's Journey out of the Military and Across America" (details)
  • for news of colleagues, students, alumni, see our Facebook page or follow our Twitter feed


Graduate Application Deadlines were

  • November 1 (international) December 1 (domestic)
How to Apply (for admission to any of our graduate programs)


About the Department
Graduate Program
Undergraduate Program
Journals, Centers, and Institutes
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Just some of the books faculty members have published in the past few years.