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Faculty News and Updates Fall 2021

The UTC Department of History is comprised of distinguished faculty members whose scholarship and teaching contribute to the advancement of knowledge in a variety of fields. Check out some of their recent accomplishments here.

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John Swanson Faculty Profile

John Swanson

John Swanson Faculty Profile

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Faculty Awards

The History Department congratulates its faculty on their recent awards.

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Faculty Updates

The Department of History is made up of an impressive and accomplished group of faculty.  Read about some of their recent accomplishments here.

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Faculty Updates

The Department of History is made up of an impressive and accomplished group of faculty.  Read about some of their recent accomplishments below.

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History Department Featured in CAS Magazine

Method, the magazine of the UTC College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), featured History Department faculty and projects in its 2018 and 2019 issues.

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History Professor’s Book Wins Prestigious Award

John Swanson’s book, “Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary,” was recently honored with the Barbara Jelavich Book Prize, a major prize for scholars researching and writing about Central and Eastern Europe.

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Award-Winning History Faculty

Two members of the UTC Department of History recently received prestigious awards. 

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Faculty Updates

The UTC History faculty had a productive summer!  Here’s what they have to report.

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Modern Racism: Students Create Documentaries on Prejudice in Hungary

This UTC News Release spotlighted the study tour and films completed by students in Dr. John Swanson’s class on minorities in Hungary.

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Student Documentaries on Minorities in Hungary

Over spring break 2018, Department Head John Swanson led a study tour in Hungary for the UTC students in his class on “Minorities in 20th Century Europe: Jews, Germans, and Roma.”  The students worked in groups and made short documentary films exploring the past and present circumstances of minority groups in Hungary.

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Students Engage History Through Film — Events

Students in two UTC History courses in the Spring 2018 semester participated in study tours to regions they were examining in class and made films about their experiences engaging with history.

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Dr. John Swanson’s “Fantastic” Book

A review of Dr. John Swanson’s “fantastic” and “important” new book.

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Dr. John Swanson’s New Book

Dr. John Swanson’s new book, Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary, has been published by University of Pittsburgh Press.

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Student Films about the Holocaust

UTC students present the films they made about the Holocaust while in Germany and Poland on a study tour led by Dr. John Swanson. Friday, April 21, 5:00 PM.

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