Tue, 08/14/2018 - 9:21am
The American Founding Group and the School of Public and International Affairs will host a celebration of Constitution Day. The centerpiece of these festivities is a lecture by Carol Berkin, Presidential Professor of History Emerita at Baruch College & the Graduate Center, City University of New York. The lecture and moderated question and answer session will be followed by a dessert reception in Candler Hall. In addition, historical…
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…
Sun, 07/29/2018 - 7:12pm
Alma Igra, a PhD candidate in European History at Columbia University, will discuss her paper, "NEM vs. Calorie: Vienna’s post WWI humanitarian aid between British and American Nutritional Standards." Participants should have read the paper. To receive a copy, email Danrood@uga.edu.
Sun, 07/29/2018 - 7:09pm
Alden Young, Director of Africana Studies, Drexel University, will discuss his paper, "Making Sudan County: The Economizing Logic of the State." Participants should have read the paper. To receive a copy, email danrood@uga.edu.
Sun, 07/29/2018 - 7:05pm
Mac Marquis, PhD Candidate in History from the College of William & Mary, will discuss his paper, "Tick, Tick, Boom: Dynamite, Cattle Ticks, and the Southern Agrarian Bombing Campaign, 1906-1935." Participants should have read the paper. For a copy, email danrood@uga.edu. https://dirty-history.org/
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.  
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:57am
History department reception and awards for our MA and PhD students in history. Our history graduate students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to our annual barbeque dinner and awards.
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:56am
Why Walden pond might appear more virtual and a Pacific island more augmented can be better understood by returning to the archives of two print-age Pacific expeditions by James Cook and George Macartney. Both men ostensibly failed in their imperial tasks, and yet the printed journals and engravings of the expeditions, including the French wallpaper that Reihana draws upon, became fundamental to new conceptions of nature and empire in the late…
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 3:30pm
A one-day symposium on Children, Youth, and War will be held at the University of Georgia on March 19, 2018.  Hosted by James Marten, Professor of History at Marquette University, and Stephen Berry, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era at the University of Georgia, the symposium will provide an intense exploration of all aspects—on both the home front and the battlefront—of the experiences of children in times of war in all eras and throughout…