The Romance Language Colloquium Series present Dr. Cassia Roth: "Specters of the Womb: Enslaved Women, Childbirth, and Pain in Nineteenth Century Brazil." Dr. Roth is Assistant Professor in History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute.
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:20am
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 8:50pm
Doctoral candidate Derrick Angermeier will present a mock job talk, “Lost Causes and Expected Futures: The Precursors of White Supremacy in Nazi Bavaria and the Jim Crow South.” All are welcome, graduate students and faculty are strongly encouraged to attend.
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:47am
Dr. Tamar Carroll will give a talk on public history and activism: “From University Press to Public Exhibition: Finding Multiple Audiences for Historical Research". Carroll is Associate Professor and Acting Department Chair, Department of History, at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Dr. Carroll’s research bridges the fields of U.S. political and women’s and gender history, with a focus on the post-1945 period. Her book, Mobilizing New York…
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 8:08am
The Ferdinand Finizy Lecture Series presents Stephanie McCurry, the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History in Honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower at Columbia University. Professor McCurry is the author of Masters of Small Worlds: Yeoman Households, Gender Relations and the Political Culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country (Oxford U. Press, 1997) and Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South (Harvard U Press…
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 8:33am
Visiting University of Georgia Franklin College and University of Liverpool Graduate Fellow Beth Wilson presents: “I ain’ mad now and I know taint no use to lie, I takin' my time” Analysing the framing and editing of emotional content in the WPA interviews. The university community and public is invited.
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:00am
The Gregory Distinguished Lecture series presents New York Times Bestselling author of The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World, Andrea Wulf. “The Invention of Nature” lecture will be presented in the university Chapel. Wulf’s writing reveals the life of the visionary German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and how he created the way we understand nature today. See our news section for more details about the…
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:18pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Kevin Jones. Professor Jones teaches courses on the history of the medieval and modern Middle East, and his research interests include the subjects of nationalism, anti-colonialism, and poetry. He is writing a book entitled The Poetics of Revolution: Culture, Politics, and Modernity in Iraq, 1914-1963. Free admission, free pizza.
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:16pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. John Morrow, Jr. Professor Morrow teaches courses on the history of modern Europe and of warfare and society. He has been a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and at National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Among his many books, he is currently revising a co-authored manuscript on the 369th Regiment of African-American soldiers who…
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 9:29am
With an introduction by Jay Driskell, author of Hard Work: A History of Sanitation and the Teamsters. Part of the “Dirty Work” conference (www.southernlaborstudies.org), which is funded by the UGA Department of History, the Provost, the Vice President for Research, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Southern Historical Association, the Southern Labor Archives, and the University of Georgia Press. Free and open to the public.
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:08am
Can the American Congress be ethical in an age of intense partisan warfare? Julian E. Zelizer, Princeton University professor and CNN political analyst, will take up the topic of ethics in "Ethics in the Age of Partisan Warfare." The lecture will explore past debates over ethics reform, as well as the push for new oversight and enforcement amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct. A light reception will follow the program. The event is co-…