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  1. Pamphlets and Propaganda

    The Lutheran Reformation in Print Presented by Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Director Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, and Regents’ Professor of History, and Ute Lotz-Heumann, Heiko A. Oberman Professor of Late Medieval and Reformation History ...

    sflores - 2017-04-26 15:46

  2. Health, Food, Happiness, and Medicine in the Late Middle Ages

    The Glorious Tacuinum Sanitatis Presented by Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor and Undergraduate Advisor in the Department of German Studies. Classen has a broad range of research interests covering the history of medieval and early ...

    sflores - 2017-04-26 15:46

  3. Visions of the Borderlands

    Exploring Popular Historical Imagery Between 1900 and the late 1950s, southwestern border towns came of age both as centers of commerce and tourist destinations. Dusty gas stations and bullet hole–riddled bars. Curiosity shops and rodeo arenas. Cowgirls ...

    sflores - 2017-04-26 15:53

  4. Visions of the Borderlands

    Three Women Writers Share Their Stories Denise Chávez, Natalie Díaz and Patricia Preciado Martin are three celebrated authors whose novels, poems, and oral histories provide unique perspectives and indigenous visions of the borderlands. Each of these ...

    sflores - 2017-04-26 15:54

  5. Digital Debut

    Featuring fully digitized collections of 20 historically significant Mexican and Mexican American newspapers published from the mid-1800s to the 1970s. ...

    Anonymous - 2017-08-01 14:10

  6. Today Is the Day!

    The 500th Anniversary of Luther's "Ninety-Five Theses Against Indulgences" On October 31, 1517, the Augustinian friar and university professor Martin Luther made his "95 Theses Against Indulgences" public.  We do not know for sure ...

    sflores - 2017-08-02 10:55

  7. The Musical Afterlife of the Protestant Reformation

    Martin Luther’s love of music is a testament to the central role music played in the Protestant Reformation. But the music of the Reformation has continued to resound well beyond the 16th century. In the 500 years since the 95 Theses, composers have made ...

    sflores - 2017-08-14 12:30

  8. Becoming Arizona

    “Becoming Arizona” features a selection of unique items selected from Special Collections’ extensive Southwest and Borderlands holdings and documents the experiences and stories that defined the region during the colonial period, territorial times and the ...

    Anonymous - 2017-08-21 16:54

  9. The Morales de Escárcega Family Library, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

    The Morales de Escárcega Family and library odyssey from Tlaxcala, to Puebla, to Mexico City, and the books to Tucson provides a chronicle of national history and intellectual evolution. The talk briefly discusses the family adventure, and evaluates the ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-07 16:58

  10. Take Another Look! Resources for the Study of Mexican Visual Culture in the Morales de Escárcega Collection

    Presented by Professor Stacie Widdifield, Professor of Art History at University of Arizona. Professor Widdifield teaches Colonial and Modern Mexican Art. Her research interests include history, gender, nationalism, and institutions in 19th and early 20th ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-11 16:30