Accomplishments: Department of History

January 17, 2023
Paul W. Werth (History) has been designated a Fellow of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies in Uppsala for the spring semester of 2024. 
December 5, 2022
John Curry (History) organized and presented in a roundtable aimed at publicizing and discussing the progress made on a translation project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities at the Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Denver, CO, on December 4. The project aims to publish an annotated translation of the Khataynameh …
December 1, 2022
Paul W. Werth (History) will be the Gerhard Casper fellow at the American Academy in Berlin for the spring semester of 2023. While residing in the German capital, he will work on research about Russian and Eurasian borders, territory, and sovereignty. 
November 28, 2022
Carlos S. Dimas (History) presented a paper, "An Engineered Garden: Hydrological Infrastructure in Northwestern Argentina, 1890-1910s," at the Society for the History of Technology conference in New Orleans, LA. The paper explores the role of engineers in altering the northwestern Argentine landscape to deliver water for irrigation and…
November 28, 2022
Carlos S. Dimas (History) had an article published, "History of the Sciences in Argentina: From Paleontologists to Psychiatrists, 1850s to 1910s," in the edited collection Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History The article offers an overview of the sciences in turn-of-the-century Argentina and places the region in a global context.
October 21, 2022
Susan Lee Johnson (History) was joined by UNLV faculty colleagues Michael Alarid, William Bauer, Raquel Casas, Kendra Gage, Michael Green, Andy Kirk, Mark Padoongpatt, Tyler Parry, and Grace Wong-Padoongpatt — and by a host of UNLV grad students — at the Western History Association conference in San Antonio last week. Generous support for the…
October 17, 2022
Analiesa Delgado (History), a Ph.D. student, recently presented her article: "There is No O'odham Word for Wall," on a panel titled: "Surveillance, Violence, and Removal in the Latinx West," at this year's Western Historical Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
October 17, 2022
Analiesa Delgado (History), Ph.D. student, was awarded the Western History Association Louise Pubols Public History Prize for her recent work in public history at the Western History Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
October 17, 2022
Analiesa Delgado (History), Ph.D. student, was awarded the Western History Association Graduate Student Scholarship to help fund her attendance at the Western History Association conference recently in San Antonio, Texas.
July 28, 2022
Paul W. Werth (History), along with Kazakh colleagues Gulmira Sultangalieva and Ulzhan Tuleshova in Almaty (Kazakhstan), has published "Nomadic Nobles: Pastoralism and Privilege in the Empire's Kazakh Steppe" in the journal Slavic Review. The article explores the curious phenomenon of Kazakh nomads who acquired the status of nobles in the Russian…
July 27, 2022
Carlos S. Dimas (History) had a chapter, "Health as a Right in Brazil and Argentina," published in the edited volume, Healthcare in Latin America: History, Society, and Culture published by the University of Florida Press
July 27, 2022
Jeff Schauer (History) participated in the annual meeting of the European Society for Environmental History in Bristol (UK). His paper, "The Contingent Origins of Militarized Conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa," historicised the rise of militarized wildlife politics in the 20th century, connecting them to particular forms of colonial…