Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:15pm
History of Capitalism reading group: This special edition of our group will host a group discussion to which the university community is invited. What are the real causes of racial wealth inequality?  Find out at the History Book Club, History of Capitalism Edition Mehrsa Baradaran, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law, UGA will discuss her book The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial…
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:33am
In honor of Black History Month, the History Department is hosting two book clubs. The second book club will focus on Martha Jones's Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America. Not yet published, students who sign up for this seminar will receive a free copy of a manuscript draft of Jones’s work and will get an in-depth look of how history books are researched, written, and published. Moderator: Kate Dahlstrand. To…
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Graduate students in the history department are invited to meet informally with our search candidates in modern East Asian history.
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:58pm
Graduate students in the history department are invited to meet informally with our search candidates in modern East Asian history.
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:56pm
Graduate students in the history department are invited to meet informally with our search candidates in modern East Asian history.
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:54pm
Graduate students in the history department are invited to meet informally with our search candidates in modern East Asian history.
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:09am
Natasha Lightfoot, associate professor, Columbia University, will give a talk on the subject of her new book: Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015). Lightfoot secializes in slavery and emancipation studies, and black identities, politics, and cultures in the fields of Caribbean, Atlantic World, and African Diaspora History. Her  book focuses on black working class people's…
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:38am
Each year the history department holds a graduate student competition in which current graduate students have just a few minutes to explain an interesting historical topic they would like to present as a guest lecturer in our Lunchtime Time Machine series. The audience votes for the best-represented lecture they would most like to hear. This year's winner and guest lecturer is Kate Dahlstrand. Dahlstrand will be giving her Lunchtime Time Machine…
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:01pm
Save the date! Tore Olsson, a UGA history alumni and current Assistant Professor of History at U Tennessee-Knoxville, will give a talk entitled, "Looking for Parallels and Intersections in US and Mexican History."  Olsson's new book is Agrarian Crossings (Princeton U 2017).  This is an FYO event. The public is invited to this FREE event.
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:57am
Our undergraduate reception (party) will be in the afternoon on the same day as UGA Commencement, which happens later in the day at 7pm and students are also encouraged to attend commencement. All graduating history majors and their families are invited. This event is by invitation only and more information and RSVP details will be announced by March. Please join us in celebrating the commencement and achievements of our graduating history…