Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:53am
In honor of Black History Month, the History Department is hosting book clubs for interested students. The first book club will take place on Feb. 6th at 12:30 and we will be discussing Adrienne Petty's Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War. Moderator: Terrell Orr. To sign up for one of the above book clubs, please stop by Rm. 220 the Main Office in LeConte Hall, pick up the copy of the book you want, and…
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:33am
In honor of Black History Month, the History Department is hosting two book clubs. The second book club will focus on Martha Jones's Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America. Not yet published, students who sign up for this seminar will receive a free copy of a manuscript draft of Jones’s work and will get an in-depth look of how history books are researched, written, and published. Moderator: Kate Dahlstrand. To…
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:09am
Natasha Lightfoot, associate professor, Columbia University, will give a talk on the subject of her new book: Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015). Lightfoot secializes in slavery and emancipation studies, and black identities, politics, and cultures in the fields of Caribbean, Atlantic World, and African Diaspora History. Her  book focuses on black working class people's…
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:38am
Each year the history department holds a graduate student competition in which current graduate students have just a few minutes to explain an interesting historical topic they would like to present as a guest lecturer in our Lunchtime Time Machine series. The audience votes for the best-represented lecture they would most like to hear. This year's winner and guest lecturer is Kate Dahlstrand. Dahlstrand will be giving her Lunchtime Time Machine…
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:01pm
Save the date! Tore Olsson, a UGA history alumni and current Assistant Professor of History at U Tennessee-Knoxville, will give a talk entitled, "Looking for Parallels and Intersections in US and Mexican History."  Olsson's new book is Agrarian Crossings (Princeton U 2017).  This is an FYO event. The public is invited to this FREE event.
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:57am
Our undergraduate reception (party) will be in the afternoon on the same day as UGA Commencement, which happens later in the day at 7pm and students are also encouraged to attend commencement. All graduating history majors and their families are invited. This event is by invitation only and more information and RSVP details will be announced by March. Please join us in celebrating the commencement and achievements of our graduating history…
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:17am
Final Exams are December 7 - 13. See the registrar's website for exam schedules. ·     Admission to Course Examinations:  Students who have not registered for the course will not be admitted to the final examination, and only under extraordinary circumstances will they be admitted to the examination unless they have attended at least 50 percent of the total class and laboratory exercises held in the course.       Final Exam Policy: A final…
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.