Events & Announcements

The Rice History Department is active both on and off campus in exploring the nature and consequences of the past. Rice historians  attend conferences around the world to share their work, but also often invite scholars from various disciplines to Houston to enrich students and faculty alike.

Please explore the links to the left for details on upcoming and past events.

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Upcoming Events


Saturday, January 31, 2015

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

HGSA presents the 2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: "Borders & Encounters"
Dean of Humanities
Cosponsor: Art History
Cosponsor: English
Cosponsor: History
Cosponsor: Humanities Graduate Student Association
Cosponsor: Philosophy
Cosponsor: Religion

Fondren Library
Kyle Morrow Room


Thursday, February 19, 2015

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The US, Oil and the Foundation of U.S. Policy in Israel, 1948
Lecture/Lecture Series

By: Irene Gendizer
From: Boston University
Humanities Building


Monday, March 23, 2015

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing FIelds
Lecture/Lecture Series

By: Wendy Lower
John K. Roth Professor of History & George R. Roberts Fellow
From: Claremont McKenna College
Fondren Library
Kyle Morrow Room