A doctoral candidate in Florida State University’s Department of History has been awarded a highly competitive fellowship to conduct research in Japan this spring. Emily Lu will use the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program fellowship to support her dissertation research on the intersection of the arts and politics in imperial Japan during the wartime periods leading up to 1945.
Native American Heritage Month, observed during November, serves as a reminder of the significant contributions, rich traditions and ancestry of Native and Indigenous peoples. Professors at Florida State University study and explore various aspects of Native and Indigenous histories and contemporary lived experiences and are available to provide context and insights.
Weiwei Luo is an assistant professor in the Department of History, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Florida State University and the FSU Native American and Indigenous Studies Center are set to host approximately 200 scholars from around the world this week for the 2023 annual conference of the American Society for Ethnohistory, or ASE.
Napoleon Bonaparte was a towering figure in history. He seized power in the aftermath of the French Revolution, remade the country and conquered much of Europe. A single exile was not enough to keep him from threatening a long-standing power structure on the continent.
A Florida State University historian and director of the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution has earned a prestigious fellowship from the Newberry Library to research how early 19th-century European political culture was influenced by competing discourses on capitalism.
A Florida State University historian is the recipient of a distinguished international fellowship that will support her research examining violence against women in 18th-century France.
With the sporting world turning its attention to Churchill Downs this week, the racing industry is preparing for the 149th Kentucky Derby. Katherine Mooney, the James P. Jones Associate Professor of History, has authored a new book on three-time Kentucky Derby winner, Isaac Murphy.
Nilay Özok-Gündoğan is an associate professor of Ottoman and Middle East history in Florida State University’s Department of History, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.
A long-time Florida State University donor is giving back to the department that inspired in him a life-long passion for the study of history.
Rafe Blaufarb is a professor of history and the director of Florida State University’s Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of History.
The recent incursion of a Chinese spy balloon and other flying objects into American airspace evoked memories of aerial reconnaissance missions from the Cold War era.