Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:34pm
Please join us for this semester’s Franklin-Liverpool graduate lecture by Richard Smith:"Opposing Pinochet in 1980s - the Vergara Toledo family and the story behind the 'Day of the Young Combatant' in Chile”.  Richard Smith is a Franklin-Liverpool Graduate Research Fellow. His week-long research stay at UGA is sponsored by the Franklin-Liverpool Graduate Research Fellowship program and Franklin College, and the History Department. The Franklin…
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 3:06pm
This roundtable discussion of interpretations and misinterpretations of Luther's 95 Theses in the five centuries since 1517 features Jonathan Strom (Emory University), Alex Sager (Germanic and Slavic Studies), Jodie Lyon (Religious Studies), Pastor Gregory Michael (Christus Victor Lutheran Church), and Pastor Nathan Hilkert (Holy Cross Lutheran Church).  This event is sponsored by the Transnational European Studies program, the History…
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 9:53am
The UGA at Oxford program is excited to be hosting Dr Ian Archer of Keble College, Oxford, here in Athens this October 10th-15th. Dr Archer will be here for the UGA at Oxford Homecoming Tailgate and the program will be celebrating his 25 years of teaching for the UGA at Oxford program, particularly in the fields of Tudor-Stuart England and the Renaissance & Reformation. His lecture in the afternoon on Thursday, October 12, which will be…
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:26pm
from the Lyndon House: Dr. Akela Reason "will discuss the history and construction of Confederate monuments and memorials during the next Brown Bag Luncheon hosted by the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation. In the wake of national conversations around what to do with these monuments to the Confederacy, and following protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, and other cities, Akela Reason, an associate professor in the history department who teaches…
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:49pm
With Chancellor Angela Merkel up for a fourth term amid challenges from the Social Democrats and the populist Alternative for Germany, the election of September 24 holds the potential to reshape German politics. The Transnational European Studies program, the Germanic and Slavic Studies department, and SPIA present this roundtable discussion of the elections in Germany and Europe, 2016-17. Speakers include Alex Sager (Germanic and Slavic Studies…
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:38am
As we start getting ready to head back to classes and Athens after Spring Break, think about serving the Athens' community! Join Friends of Gospel Pilgrim, a UGA student service organization, THIS Saturday, April 21st for a service day from 9-12.  A historic African American cemetery in Athens, Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery is in great need of care and maintenance so please help us preserve this integral piece of our history! Parking can be found at…
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:39pm
The Annual Gregory Distinguished Lecture series presents Craig Steven Wilder, the author of Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities (2014). His talk will be on "Slavery and Universities in Revolutionary America". In the aftermath of the American Revolution, higher education underwent a period of dramatic expansion. This academic revolution aimed to correct the deficiencies of the fledgling republic and…
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:18pm
Please see your emailed invitation for details: History department graduate students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to the second History Department Graduate Student, Faculty, and Staff Mixer at the home of Cindy Hahamovitch and Scott R. Nelson. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. This is a private event. Invited guests only. Questions? Please contact Reinaldo Román at hiscoord@uga.edu.
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:30pm
Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story? If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join us for this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections here at SCL. The monthly titles are selected (…
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 4:34pm
Richard Shawn Faulkner will give a talk on “Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboy’s Life in Battle” as part of The U.S. in the First World War, a lecture series commemorating the centennial of the entrance of the United States into World War I, sponsored by the department of history and the Willson Center. Richard Shawn Faulkner is the General William H. Stofft Chair of Military History of the United States Army Command and General Staff…