Drew Swanson: the History of Southern Gold Mining

"From Georgia to California and Back: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Southern Gold Mining," Drew Swanson (UGA PhD history, 2010), history professor at Wright State University.

Gold nuggets, historic maps, photographs, postcards and other artifacts help tell the story of Georgia’s antebellum gold rush, which preceded the frenzy in California by two decades, in an exhibit at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Book Presentation /Lecture: Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic

Book presentation and reception with Dr. Jennifer Palmer (UGA, Department of History), who will discuss her book Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic (The University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). See the symposium website for details.

Sponsored by: Department of History, the Office of the President, the Program in World History and Cultures at Georgia State University, and The Center for Faculty Development and Excellence at Emory University.

Lecture: Taking the Courts to the Fields: Native Jurisdiction, Judicial Violence, and Agrarian Conflict in Colonial Oaxaca

Keynote address by Dr. Yanna Yannakakis (Emory University, Department of History), part of the graduate symposium “Research and Evidence: Cities in the Global South.” For details, see the symposium web site.

Sponsored by: Department of History, the Office of the President, the Program in World History and Cultures at Georgia State University, and The Center for Faculty Development and Excellence at Emory University

Award-winning author and Southern historian James C. Cobb presents “From Truman to Trump: The South and America since World War II”

James C. Cobb presents “From Truman to Trump: The South and America since World War II” as part of this fall’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Marshall University’s Huntington campus. Please see the complete article of the event at the Huntington News website.

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