Professor William Theiss is another brilliant new faculty addition to the UConn History Department at the Campus. His specialty areas include Early modern Europe, Renaissance and Reformation Germany, and the Holy Roman Empire. In this interview, he explores the foundation of his current research, his inspirations, and what excites him about joining the department.
Check out the interview here: https://history.uconn.edu/2023/11/16/faculty-spotlight-interview-with-professor-william-theiss/
Please join the History Department for “Native American and African American History: Contradictions and Convergences.”
The event will begin at 4:45pm and continue until 6pm, followed by a reception and book signing.
The moderator will be Nancy Shoemaker (University of Connecticut) and the participants will include: Linford Fisher (Brown University), Alaina E. Roberts (University of Pittsburgh), Manisha Sinha (University of Connecticut), and Michael Witgen (Columbia University).
This workshop focuses on the intersections between African American and Native American history. Participants will approach the topic from the vantage point of their scholarship in early U.S. history. We invite audience participation and exchange.