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Natalicio Fellowships to Study Borderlands History at the University of Texas at El Paso


The Department of History at the University of Texas at El Paso is proud to announce several Natalicio Fellowships, to recruit promising doctoral students interested in studying Borderlands History.  Through a generous endowment from President Diana Natalicio, the Department of History is able to offer several recruitment incentive fellowships, up to $10,000, for the 2016/17 academic year.  These funds may be used for a range of purposes, including research and conference attendance.

Sad News

[Dear Colleagues: this is a repost of the message shared with the WHA email list.]

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Susie Ishikawa Sato, a renowned scholar of Japanese American history from Arizona.  A link to Sato's obituary can be found at the end of this message. 

Dr. Karen Leong of Arizona State University has offered a few words below about Sato's contribution to the field.


Greetings all!

I’m seeking fellow panelists for the 2016 Western Association of Women Historians conference in Denver, CO. The conference will be held May 12-14. For more information on the conference and CFP I’ll direct you to the website: