Department Events

The LMU History Department offers a variety of history-related programming, including History Matters talks, History in the Headlines roundtables, faculty research presentations, career nights, and more. All events are free and open to the public. To see what's coming up, check out our department calendar here. Follow our Department Instragram at @lmuhistory for more updates and information on upcoming events! 

2022 History Awards Ceremony


Every year in Spring, the Department of History hosts an awards ceremony and party to celebrate our graduating Seniors and the accomplishments of our History Majors and Minors. 

Exhibit Opening: Beneath the Banner of the Cross


Our very own History Majors and Minors organized a public history exhibit with the William H. Hannon Library's Archives and Special Collections.

Feast Before Finals

Towards the end of the Fall semester, the Department of History gathers to feast and make merry before Final Exams. Food and Fun for all History Students! 

Artist Talk: Mercedes Dorame

Artist Talk: Mercedes Dorame

The Department of History was excited to welcome Tongva artist Mercedes Dorame to campus to discuss her artwork as she explores themes critical to recent Tongva history. As part of the University's wider celebration of Indigenous Heritage Month, the Department of History and the Laband Art Gallery hosted the renowned artist and held a reception afterwards. READ History Professor Nicolas Rosenthal's in-depth analysis and discussion of Mercedes Dorame's work here