Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Over thirty historians in the standing faculty with a broad range of research specialties advance our understanding of the past.

Upcoming Events

Penn Economic History Forum

Historical Perspectives on State and Federal Interventions Into Casualty Loss Insurance, 1870s to the Present
Kathryn Hempstead, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Dec 6, 2019 at | College Hall 209

Annenberg Seminar in History

Celebrating New Penn Faculty Books
Eiichiro Azuma, University of Pennsylvania, Kathleen M. Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Amy C. Offner, University of Pennsylvania, Barbara Weinstein, NYU

Dec 10, 2019 at | College Hall 209

Eiichiro Azuma (University of Pennsylvania), author of In Search of our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire (California 2019) in conversation…