Service Day at Gospel Pilgrim

As we start getting ready to head back to classes and Athens after Spring Break, think about serving the Athens' community! Join Friends of Gospel Pilgrim, a UGA student service organization, THIS Saturday, April 21st for a service day from 9-12.  A historic African American cemetery in Athens, Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery is in great need of care and maintenance so please help us preserve this integral piece of our history!

History Department faculty/staff and graduate student social

Please see your emailed invitation for details: History department graduate students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to the second History Department Graduate Student, Faculty, and Staff Mixer at the home of Cindy Hahamovitch and Scott R. Nelson. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

This is a private event. Invited guests only.

Questions? Please contact Reinaldo Román at hiscoord@uga.edu.

The U.S. in the First World War: Richard Shawn Faulkner – “Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboy’s Life in Battle”

Richard Shawn Faulkner will give a talk on “Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboy’s Life in Battle” as part of The U.S. in the First World War, a lecture series commemorating the centennial of the entrance of the United States into World War I, sponsored by the department of history and the Willson Center.

Chad Williams: the wartime experience of African American soldiers in World War I

Chad Williams will give a talk on the wartime experience of African American soldiers in World War I and the rise of the New Negro as part of The U.S. in the First World War, a lecture series commemorating the centennial of the entrance of the United States into World War I, sponsored by the department of history and the Willson Center.

Chad Williams is associate professor of African and Afro-American studies at Brandeis University. He is the author of Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era.

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