American popular music from the 1830s through the late twentieth century, focusing on popular music as an arena for debate about civic identity, involving an extraordinary range of Americans. Course topics and sub-themes include African- American, Euro-American, and Latin-American influences, the business of popular music, gender, and countercultures.
History at Work
the Department's guide to your post-college career
Summer Program in Public History
apply to learn and intern in Washington, DC
was founded at UGA by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry in the belief that new technologies make possible a new kind of humanities research
Our Amazing Student Kathryn Veale
We already knew our Master's history student Kathryn Veale is amazing. Read the entire article about Kathryn on the UGA web site.
History service projects
History students volunteered for service projects this year cleaning and restoring the grounds at local historic African American cemeteries.