Focuses on selected important episodes in American history from the sixteenth century to the present. The instructor introduces the historical period and pertinent texts and then, as gamemaster, assigns individual roles with victory objectives. In order to achieve their objectives, students must speak persuasively in group forums, using provided texts and independent research and their own writing. Students run sessions, with the instructor guiding and grading oral and written work.
History at Work
the Department's guide to your post-college career
History Alum James C. Thompson, Fulbright Scholar
Fulbrighter James C.Thompson (UGA '17) is on his way to Freiburg, Germany.
Isabel Mann: honors student interns with the Athens Land Trust
AB History, AB Religion, MA History student Isabel Mann works hard at her courses, and harder in the community...
Summer Program in Public History
apply to learn and intern in Washington, DC
History service projects
History students volunteered for service projects this year cleaning and restoring the grounds at local historic African American cemeteries.