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UTA History : New for Fall 2019!

PAST IS PRESENT: History in the News

If you think History is "old news" you might want to think again. Check out these recent feature stories that relate to subjects our students are currently studying.

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists

Native American tapestry (image)

Course: HIST 4319
"Native Americans, Science and Technology" Fall 2019

Walk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress from the 19th century might just read: “Title, year, materials.”

What’s missing? The artist’s name. Though many of the artists’ names were not recorded, and will forever be anonymous, many that have been recorded are now being recognized as never before.

Effort to rebuild Notre Dame could get help from a video game

Notre Dame in flames

Course: HIST 3303 "History of Video Games"
Fall 2019

A fire on Monday devastated the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. 

The structure remains intact, including its two main towers, but the main spire collapsed before firefighters could contain the blaze on early Tuesday morning.

On Monday night, French president Emmanuel Macron issued a message vowing to rebuild the world-famous building: "We will rebuilt it

One potential source of help in those efforts is the 2014 video game "Assassin's Creed Unity," which is set in Paris.

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