Tue, 08/07/2018 - 8:33am
Visiting University of Georgia Franklin College and University of Liverpool Graduate Fellow Beth Wilson presents: “I ain’ mad now and I know taint no use to lie, I takin' my time” Analysing the framing and editing of emotional content in the WPA interviews. The university community and public is invited.
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 2:58pm
Last day to withdraw from fall classes. https://reg.uga.edu/general-information/calendars/academic-calendars/
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:00am
The Gregory Distinguished Lecture series presents New York Times Bestselling author of The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World, Andrea Wulf. “The Invention of Nature” lecture will be presented in the university Chapel. Wulf’s writing reveals the life of the visionary German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and how he created the way we understand nature today. See our news section for more details about the…
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:18pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Kevin Jones. Professor Jones teaches courses on the history of the medieval and modern Middle East, and his research interests include the subjects of nationalism, anti-colonialism, and poetry. He is writing a book entitled The Poetics of Revolution: Culture, Politics, and Modernity in Iraq, 1914-1963. Free admission, free pizza.
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:16pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. John Morrow, Jr. Professor Morrow teaches courses on the history of modern Europe and of warfare and society. He has been a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and at National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Among his many books, he is currently revising a co-authored manuscript on the 369th Regiment of African-American soldiers who…
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 9:29am
With an introduction by Jay Driskell, author of Hard Work: A History of Sanitation and the Teamsters. Part of the “Dirty Work” conference (www.southernlaborstudies.org), which is funded by the UGA Department of History, the Provost, the Vice President for Research, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Southern Historical Association, the Southern Labor Archives, and the University of Georgia Press. Free and open to the public.
Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:59am
Students in Prof. Soper's crime and punishment class are setting up their own pop-up exhibit, on display at the Russell Special Collections Building, Room 285, on Friday, April 27 from 1 to 2:30. The title of the exhibit is "Unlocking Georgia: Law, Crime, and Punishment." Stop by and see the great items the students have found in our special collections!
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
Student on-line history course evaluations are available April 16 - 26 at eval.franklin.uga.edu. Evaluations may be submitted during this time prior to the first day of final exams, at which time submissions will be closed. This is for history courses taught by the department of history. Students registered in large survey classes that have breakout discussion groups will have two evaluations to submit for such a class - one for the instructor…
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 9:27am
Can the American Congress be ethical in an age of intense partisan warfare? Dr. Julian Zelizer, Princeton University professor and CNN political analyst, will take up the topic of ethics in Congress in a lecture hosted on Thursday, April 5 at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Special Collections Building. We also invite UGA students to join us for a breakfast recap with our guest speaker the following morning (April 6) at 9:00 a.m. and a chance…
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:56am
Why Walden pond might appear more virtual and a Pacific island more augmented can be better understood by returning to the archives of two print-age Pacific expeditions by James Cook and George Macartney. Both men ostensibly failed in their imperial tasks, and yet the printed journals and engravings of the expeditions, including the French wallpaper that Reihana draws upon, became fundamental to new conceptions of nature and empire in the late…