Tue, 09/11/2018 - 4:13pm
The History at Work Speaker Series is dedicated to the ways that you can transform historical thinking into a range of post-college careers. In this session, we talk about one of the best known career moves for history majors — going to law school. Our guests include Logan E. Sawyer III, Associate Professor of Law at UGA (Ph.D. in History and J.D., University of Virginia); Shannon Shipley Hinson, Associate Director of Admissions at the School of…
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 2:38pm
For graduate students and faculty only. The Gender, Race, and Sexuality Reading Group will hold its first regular reading session of the semester on Wednesday, September 19. Please contact Lauren Titley (let94308@uga.edu) or Jeffrey Jones (jeffreyjones@uga.edu) for readings. Cali N’ Tito’s (Lumpkin Street)
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 3:30pm
A one-day symposium on Children, Youth, and War will be held at the University of Georgia on March 19, 2018.  Hosted by James Marten, Professor of History at Marquette University, and Stephen Berry, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era at the University of Georgia, the symposium will provide an intense exploration of all aspects—on both the home front and the battlefront—of the experiences of children in times of war in all eras and throughout…
Mon, 02/12/2018 - 4:09pm
Faculty and graduate students only. This Friday's paper is by James Wall, a doctoral candidate in history: “The Man Who Owns the Land Owns You”: New Communities, Incorporated and the End of the Rural War on Poverty." To provide a space for the further development of interdisciplinary, historically-grounded scholarship around issues of agriculture, environment, and capitalism, the organizers of “Dirty History” invite both faculty and advanced…
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:15pm
History of Capitalism reading group: This special edition of our group will host a group discussion to which the university community is invited. What are the real causes of racial wealth inequality?  Find out at the History Book Club, History of Capitalism Edition Mehrsa Baradaran, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law, UGA will discuss her book The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial…
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:12pm
Our first meeting of the semester will be Friday, February 16 at The Globe. Come to read and discuss the theory and history of capitalism from a critical perspective. We will be reading three essays on the relationship between race, class and capital. • “Black Particularity Reconsidered,” Adolph Reed, Jr. • “Gramsci’s Black Marx: Whither the Slave in Civil Society?,” Frank B Wilderson III   • “Whiteness, Racism and Identity,” Barbara J. Fields
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…
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:33am
Graduate student speaker series. We will be worksopping a paper. Food will be provided.
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:31am
We will be workshopping a paper. Food will be provided.
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:30pm
Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story? If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join us for this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections here at SCL. The monthly titles are selected (…