Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages all employees to work remotely.
Our offices in the Douglass Building are closed to the public, but you can reach the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies by contacting Division Director Ute Lotz-Heumann any time by email at email@example.com or by phone at 520-621-1541 (please leave a voice message and we will get back to you as soon as possible).
For a historical perspective on human perception and responses during a pandemic, please see this article on Samuel Pepys' diary by Ute Lotz-Heumann in The Conversation.
The Annual Town and Gown Lecture with Professor Stuart Schwartz, Yale University, has been postponed. The new date is October 20, 2020.
The Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies is the center for research that examines the European era from approximately 1400 to 1800, referred to in the historical profession as Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
The Division's governing principles are as follows:
- to contribute to the teaching mission of the University by providing the exceptional interdisciplinary training of graduate students for which we are internationally regarded;
- through distinguished research and publication, to contribute our erudition as faculty members to the world of scholarship and our fame to the reputation of the University of Arizona;
- by unstinting service to the profession in numerous capacities, to lend our expertise and energy to our colleagues and simultaneously focus attention on the University of Arizona;
- by outreach to respond to the frequent needs of the broader academic community within the University of Arizona and of the community of Southern Arizona;
- by assiduous fundraising to enhance the opportunities for our students beyond a level permitted by ordinary fiscal means.