Thu, 08/31/2017 - 3:35pm
Chad Williams will give a talk on the wartime experience of African American soldiers in World War I and the rise of the New Negro 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. Chad Williams is associate professor of African and Afro-American studies at Brandeis University. He is the…
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 3:32pm
Lynn Dumenil will give a talk on “Modern American Women and World War I” 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. Lynn Dumenil is the Robert Glass Cleland Professor of American History, Emerita at Occidental College. She is the author of The Second Line of Defense: American Women…
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:50am
Nationally Touring Exhibit Visits Russell Library An opening event hosted by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies in collaboration with the University of Georgia Press and University of Georgia Department of History will take place on Thursday, September 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The event features a performance of prohibition era songs and stories by noted beverage…
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:47am
Faculty and graduate students only. "Agro-ecology of the Early State” To provide a space for the further development of interdisciplinary, historically-grounded scholarship around issues of agriculture, environment, and capitalism, the organizers of “Dirty History” invite both faculty and advanced graduate students to attend our monthly workshop. Papers (25-35 pages) will be circulated two weeks prior to the meeting, and all attendees should…
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:46am
Faculty and graduate students only. "Backwater: Making Space for Slavery in the Red River Valley" To provide a space for the further development of interdisciplinary, historically-grounded scholarship around issues of agriculture, environment, and capitalism, the organizers of “Dirty History” invite both faculty and advanced graduate students to attend our monthly workshop. Papers (25-35 pages) will be circulated two weeks prior to the meeting,…
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:44am
Faculty and graduate students only.“Who Moved My Beef! Economic Rights, Religious Rites and the Politics of Cows in Modern India” To provide a space for the further development of interdisciplinary, historically-grounded scholarship around issues of agriculture, environment, and capitalism, the organizers of “Dirty History” invite both faculty and advanced graduate students to attend our monthly workshop. Papers (25-35 pages) will be circulated…
Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:23am
Please join us for information on a new UGA service organization, "friends of Gospel Pilgrim. Friends of Gospel Pilgrim is committed to service work to help restore and cleanup local historical African American cemeteries. The university community is invited to attend. All majors, students, staff and faculty are welcome. PIZZA will be served!  
Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:09am
Friends of Gospel Pilgrim, a UGA student service organization, is hosting a service day at Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery this Saturday, August 26th, from 9-12. Gospel Pilgrim is a historic African American cemetery in Athens in need of care and maintenance. Please come on out and help us preserve this piece of Athens' history! For more information about the service day and to let us know you are coming please check out our FaceBook event. Or check out…
Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:44pm
Monthly meeting for history faculty.  
Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:10am
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Chana Kai Lee. Professor Lee teaches courses in the history of the Civil Rights movement, the history of Georgia, twentieth-century U.S. social history and an introductory course on contemporary issues in African American life and culture. She is the author of the prize-winning book For Freedom’s Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer, which tells the history…