Guest lecture Tore Olsson: "Looking for Parallels and Intersections in US and Mexican History."

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).  Room and details to be announced.

Reading Day

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.

History at Work: All About Internships!

Why are internships important and how do I find one?

"Internships are key to building experience as a student or recent graduate. Employers are much more likely to hire someone with internships and work experience rather than someone with a generic resume, lacking experience. ... It is important that you choose you internships based on your interests and career prospects."

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2017 Awards Ceremony

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2017 Awards Ceremony

Dr. James Cobb – introduction by Dr. John Inscoe

Alfred Corn – introduction by Dr. Hugh Ruppersburg

Eugenia Price – introduction by Renee Pearman

Kevin Young – introduction by Jericho Brown

An exhibit of materials from the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame will be on display in conjunction with these events.

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries
300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA

Eating, Drinking, and Getting High in Brazil: The Regulation of Food and Drugs in Historical Context

Please join the Latin American Studies Institute and the Department of History on Thursday, November 16, at 3:30 p.m. for the following talk, by Henrique Carneiro, Brazil's leading historian of food, drink, and drugs, on the historical roots of the modern prohibition of certain substances.


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