Wed, 04/05/2017 - 8:25am
Please join us and support Kaylynn Washnock, a doctoral candidate in history at UGA, chosen as a finalist to compete in the university-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition at Ciné, downtown Athens, GA. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience…
Wed, 03/29/2017 - 12:16pm
The last member meeting of the semester as well as elections for next year's Executive Board will be Monday April 10th at 5. We will send out the agenda for this meeting to our members closer to the date but this meeting is mostly for electing our new Exec Board. All five EB positions are open for next year. These positions include President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian. If you would like to run for a position please let…
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 7:43am
A Conversation about Slavery at UGA and the Baldwin Site Burials: Questions and Answers from UGA faculty, students, and Athens community leaders. The event will be held in the Russell Auditorium on the second floor of the library. It will begin with a panel discussion and include an extended Q&A period to engage with the audience. Free and open to the public. Parking info below. Participants include: Valerie Babb, Director, Institute of…
Thu, 03/09/2017 - 2:28pm
Charles Leerhsen, author of “Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty,” will discuss his book, which the Boston Globe has called “a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history.”   Following the lecture, historian Jim Cobb, author Terry Kay, and sports broadcaster Loran Smith will participate in a panel discussion. A reception and book signing will follow at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by: University of Georgia…
Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:55pm
Phi Alpha Theta's annual spring dinner lecture - "Between a Dungeon and the Deep Blue Sea" presented by Dr. Steven Soper (UGA, History) . Mark your calendars for a great night of history, community, and dinner from Dondero's kitchen. Limited seating. Advance tickets are required for this event, tickets are sold out. From Dr. Soper: "Anyone interested in the trauma of deportation in the contemporary world might wonder how the experience of…
Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:26pm
The History at Work Speaker Series explores the many ways you can transform historical thinking into a career after college. This installment features the Deputy Chief of Police of Athens-Clarke County, Officer Justin Gregory, who will talk about the work of being a police officer and why he'd like to see more men and women with bachelors degrees become cops.  Open to students of all majors. Free pizza.
Tue, 02/07/2017 - 3:32pm
Phi Alpha Theta, Epsilon Pi (UGA’s local chapter of the National History Honor Society, Inc.) will be accepting applications this week, February 8-10 (Wed-Fri) from 11am-3pm on the 2nd floor of LeConte Hall. Don't miss your chance to become a member of this great organization! If you  have 12 hours of history (AP credits count), and  a minimum 3.0 GPA, come find out how to become a chapter member. Applications can be found on the PAT bulletin…
Fri, 02/03/2017 - 9:57am
Fri, 02/03/2017 - 9:55am
Reading Days: 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. Exceptions for good cause can be made to this policy by the Vice President for Instruction. Nothing in this policy limits an instructor from scheduling…
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.