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Maryland Today

New Insights Into American Diversity

October 23, 2019 American Studies

Researchers aim to paint a more accurate picture of ethnic, racial groups across the nation.

Theatre major takes on ambitious roles across the region

October 23, 2019 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Denisse Peñaflor ’20 challenges herself through on campus opportunities and D.C. internships.

History Professor’s Book About The Kazakh Famine Receives Multiple Awards

October 22, 2019 History

“The Hungry Steppe” tells the story of one of the most abominable crimes of the Stalin years.

The New Republic

An Early Case For Reparations

October 16, 2019 History

Two new books tell the stories of people kidnapped and sold into slavery. One of them sued successfully.

Maryland Today

The Sights and Sounds of Harlem at 100

October 16, 2019 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Michael Mwenso and the Shakes Brings Back the Harlem Renaissance at The Clarice.

Maryland Today

The Other Slave Trade

October 15, 2019 History

Professor's new book chronicles story of northern boys kidnapped into slavery and their journey home.

The Diamondback

UMD poetry professor showcases work in latest of faculty book launch series

October 10, 2019 English

Michael Collier discusses his new book of poetry.

ARHU 2018-19 Year in Review

October 10, 2019 College of Arts and Humanities

Learn about some of the college's highlights over the 2018-19 academic year.

Arts and Humanities Student Advisor Receives Campuswide Distinction

October 08, 2019 College of Arts and Humanities

The award recognizes Paula Nadler for going ‘above and beyond’ for students.

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Merle Collins Appointed Director of UMD Latin American Studies Center

October 07, 2019 English, Latin American Studies Center

Esteemed scholar will expand center’s learning and outreach efforts.