Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:13am
Reading Day - no classes today. The undergraduate study lounge (104) and seminars rooms 102 and 320 will be open all day for students who wish to study in LeConte Hall.  These days have been designated by the University Council to provide time for students to prepare for final examinations. No mandatory assignments are to be scheduled for completion during reading days -- either for course work or extra-curricular or co-curricular activities.…
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:11am
Friday classes are taught Tuesday, Dec. 5. See the UGA calendar at www.reg.uga.edu if you have any questions. · Final Instructional Day: No tests or quizzes are to be administered on the final instructional day of a course, unless the course has not been assigned a final examination time slot by the University. All labs may administer tests or quizzes on the final instructional day.  For purposes of this policy, student presentations to the…
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:45am
The Department of History is please to introduce a special guest lecture for Black History Month 2018 as part of a month long series of education, memory and celebration. Martha Jones will give a talk about her current research and soon to be published book, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America. The university community is invited. This is a FREE event. This is an FYO event.
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:43am
The Department of History is please to introduce a special guest lecture for Black History Month 2018 as part of a month long series of education, memory and celebration. Adrienne Petty, author of Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War, to give a special talk on "Beyond Famous Firsts: Black History Month, Populism and the American Protest Tradition". The university community is invited. This is a FREE event.…
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:06am
Why are internships important and how do I find one? "Internships are key to building experience as a student or recent graduate. Employers are much more likely to hire someone with internships and work experience rather than someone with a generic resume, lacking experience. ... It is important that you choose you internships based on your interests and career prospects." Join us for a talk on the importance of internships and how to find one…
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 8:30am
Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2017 Awards Ceremony Dr. James Cobb – introduction by Dr. John Inscoe Alfred Corn – introduction by Dr. Hugh Ruppersburg Eugenia Price – introduction by Renee Pearman Kevin Young – introduction by Jericho Brown An exhibit of materials from the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame will be on display in conjunction with these events. Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 7:25am
Author Discussion Featuring James Cobb, Alfred Corn and Kevin Young. James Cobb, Alfred Corn and Kevin Young and Eugenia Price wil be inducted in to the Georgia Writer's Hall of Fame Monday November 6. Details to follow. Reception to follow.
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:36pm
We know - there are a lot of great history events this week and next! Stop by the studnet lounge and fortify yourself with some cookies prior to our two afternoon events today.
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:29am
History graduate students will have a coffee hour with the visiting Franklin-Liverpool short-term research fellow Richard Smith.  All history graduate students are invited to attend.  Coffee and pastries will be served.
Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:25pm
Please join the Latin American Studies Institute and the Department of History on Thursday, November 16, at 3:30 p.m. for the following talk, by Henrique Carneiro, Brazil's leading historian of food, drink, and drugs, on the historical roots of the modern prohibition of certain substances. In 1563, in the Portuguese colony of Goa, India, a Portuguese doctor of Jewish origin, Garcia da Orta, published the first report of Eastern plants and…