Fri, 02/03/2017 - 9:21am
Marcia Chatelain presents “Burgers in the Age of Black Capitalism: How Civil Rights and Fast Food Changed America after 1968”. Dr. Chatelain is an Associate Professor at Georgetown University.  
Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:59am
Dirty History is an Interdisciplinary Workshop in Agriculture, Environment, and Capitalism for faculty and advanced graduate students (space is limited, please contact us if you would like to attend). Today's speaker Marcia Chatelain (Georgetown U) will present “From Fighting for the Franchise to Fighting for a Franchise: Civil Rights Heroes at the Drive-thru”. Contact: Dan Rood, History Department
Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:55am
Dirty History is an Interdisciplinary Workshop in Agriculture, Environment, and Capitalism for faculty and advanced graduate students (space is limited, please contact us if you would like to attend). Ashley Roseberry (PhD candidate, history) will present “The Color of Yerba Mate: Cultivation, Industrialization, and Nationalism in the Argentine Yerba Mate Industry, 1901-1940”. Contact: Dan Rood, History Department
Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:39am
The graduate program in history will be hosting a two day accepted student open house. Invited guests will visit graduate classes and department programs, meet with faculty and graduate students, and take a campus tour. By invitation only.   Sponsored by the History Department.
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 1:12pm
     Join us for our first Athens Illuminated lecture of the Spring semester. This semester our local Athens history lecture series will focus on Native American history. Don't miss out on this great lecture by Dr. Jace Weaver from the Religion department and free pizza!      From Dr. Weaver,"Athens, of course--I grew up around the University of Georgia, and from its charter in 1785 through 1835, UGA's very existence was intertwined with the…
Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:06am
The death of Fidel Castro on November 25, 2016 marked the end of one of the world’s most influential people. Leaving behind a legacy mired in international sanctions, political imprisonments, human and civil rights abuses while simultaneously achieving universal healthcare, the right to employment for the Cuban people and close to a 100% literacy rate. Described by many as a dictator, he was also hailed, as Richard Gott described him, as a “…
Thu, 11/17/2016 - 12:37pm
Join us the Monday after Thanksgiving for: The 2016 Election in Historical Perspective: A Panel Discussion. The university community is invited. Sponsored by the history department.  
Thu, 10/27/2016 - 3:09pm
"Cervantes and his Mediterranean Contexts: A Roundtable on Religious Identity and Cultural Encounters" with Dr. Claire Gilbert, Saint Louis University; Dr. Ben Ehlers, UGA Department of History; plus Dr. Elizabeth R. Wright and the members of Spanish 8010 (Baroque Character).
Wed, 10/26/2016 - 9:48am
The 82nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association will take place at the TradeWinds Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida November 2-5, 2016. With daily panel sessions at the humane hours of 9:30a and 2:30p, "The Southern" is an intellectually vibrant and convivial conference that provides plenty of time for mentorship, networking with colleagues, meeting with friends, and seeing the historical sites. Highlights of this year's…
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 12:21pm
Book presentation and reception with Dr. Jennifer Palmer (UGA, Department of History), who will discuss her book Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic (The University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). See the symposium website for details. Sponsored by: Department of History, the Office of the President, the Program in World History and Cultures at Georgia State University, and The Center for Faculty Development and Excellence at…