Holmes-Hunter Lecture

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, an award-winning journalist and University of Georgia alumna, will present the 2018 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel.

The lecture is named in honor of Hunter-Gault and her classmate Hamilton Holmes, the first African-American students to attend UGA.

Sponsored by the Office of the President, the Holmes-Hunter Lecture focuses on race relations, civil rights and education and has been held annually since 1985.

 

Natasha Lightfoot (Columbia U, New York) history lecture

Natasha Lightfoot, associate professor, Columbia University, will give a talk on the subject of her new book: Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015). Lightfoot secializes in slavery and emancipation studies, and black identities, politics, and cultures in the fields of Caribbean, Atlantic World, and African Diaspora History. Her  book focuses on black working class people's everyday forms of freedom in Antigua after emancipation.

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). 

This is an FYO event.

The public is invited to this FREE event.

Black History Month guest lecture by Martha Jones, "Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America"

The Department of History is please to introduce a special guest lecture for Black History Month 2018 as part of a month long series of education, memory and celebration. Martha Jones will give a talk about her current research and soon to be published book, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America.

The university community is invited. This is a FREE event.

This is an FYO event.

Guest speaker Adrienne Petty, "Beyond Famous Firsts: Black History Month, Populism and the American Protest Tradition"

The Department of History is please to introduce a special guest lecture for Black History Month 2018 as part of a month long series of education, memory and celebration. Adrienne Petty, author of Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War, to give a special talk on "Beyond Famous Firsts: Black History Month, Populism and the American Protest Tradition".

The university community is invited. This is a FREE event.

This is an FYO event.

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.

The 2017-18 Franklin-Liverpool graduate lecture: Richard Smith

Please join us for this semester’s Franklin-Liverpool graduate lecture by Richard Smith:"Opposing Pinochet in 1980s - the Vergara Toledo family and the story behind the 'Day of the Young Combatant' in Chile”. 

Richard Smith is a Franklin-Liverpool Graduate Research Fellow. His week-long research stay at UGA is sponsored by the Franklin-Liverpool Graduate Research Fellowship program and Franklin College, and the History Department.

UGA at Oxford Guest Lecture: Ian Archer

The UGA at Oxford program is excited to be hosting Dr Ian Archer of Keble College, Oxford, here in Athens this October 10th-15th. Dr Archer will be here for the UGA at Oxford Homecoming Tailgate and the program will be celebrating his 25 years of teaching for the UGA at Oxford program, particularly in the fields of Tudor-Stuart England and the Renaissance & Reformation. His lecture in the afternoon on Thursday, October 12, which will be titled, "The Transformation of London, 1550-1700."

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