Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:51pm
This installment of the History Department's undergraduate lecture series is presented by Ph.D. candidate Derrick Angermeier. Derrick's dissertation research focuses on the historical arguments made by Nazi thinkers and demonstrates that Nazism’s flawed historical analysis points to ideological consistencies within a thought system that was notorious for inconsistency. Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 4:09pm
"Reading Outside the Canon: Some New Thoughts on Medicine in the Time of Galen," Vivian Nutton, a professor of the history of medicine and culture at the First Moscow State Medical School. Nutton studied classics at Cambridge University, before becoming a Fellow of Selwyn College, specializing in ancient history. In 1977, he moved to London where he taught the history of medicine to students at University College and the Wellcome Institute for…
Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:36pm
This is a Throwback Therapies: History of Medical Science Series Lecture by Dr. Stephen Berry, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era and co-founder of the Center for Virtual History at UGA. The lecture focuses on the increasing role of medical science in establishing precise causes of death in the 19th-century U. S., which in turn created a more precise and robust understanding of public health. The data is drawn from two sources—the South's…
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 4:23pm
Award-winning historian Catherine Clinton, author of Mary Lincoln: A Life (HarperCollins, 2009) delivers a short lecture on the myriad tragedies suffered by Mary Lincoln in the aftermath of her husband's murder. Inconsolable in grief, Mary Lincoln was then herself the victim of character assassination in stories that were circulated first by her enemies, then by her biographers and her historians. Come hear the "other half" of the assassination…
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 3:38pm
The History at Work Speaker Series explores the many ways to transform historical thinking into a career after college. In this installment, former history minor Kent Strickland ('15) will talk about what the assets of a humanities degree are in grassroots campaigning, how he found his job, and what kind of candidates he's currently recruiting. Open to all majors. FREE PIZZA.
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 12:36pm
Do you have a love for history? Are you interested in joining a honors society that allows you to share that love with others? Do you like good puns? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, Phi Alpha Theta might be right for you! Come to our informational meeting to find out more. All majors are welcome!
Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:22pm
Distinguished UGA alum John R. Parker Jr. (History, '73) presents a talk on "What’s a History Degree Good for Anyway?” John Parker is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel,Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. This event is free and open to the public. Pizza will be served for this lunch hour talk.
Thu, 06/11/2015 - 11:36am
Drop/Add for all courses is August 17 - 21 (Mon - Fri).
Thu, 06/11/2015 - 11:08am
Join us for a roundtable discussion on the 800th anniversary of this foundational document of democracy, with commentary from experts in medieval constitutional law and in medieval and early modern literature and history from Georgia Regents University and the University of Georgia. Featuring: Dr. Wendy Turner, Georgia Regents University Dr. Sujata Iyengar, English, UGA Dr. Cynthia Camp, English, UGA Dr. Benjamin Ehlers, History, UGA
Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:40am
Drop/Add July 2-7