"Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History: Georgia Women Shape the 20th Century" presented by Kathleen Clark, History

Women’s History Month –
Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

"Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History: Georgia Women Shape the 20th Century," Kathleen Clark, an associate professor in the Department of History. Contact: Terri Hatfield 706-542-2846

Free, Open to the Public, First Year Odyssey Approved

Sponsored by the Institute for Women’s Studies

Douglas A. Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II"

David Blackmon will present his talk Thursday at UGA's Dean Rusk Hall.  He spent more than two decades as a daily newspaper reporter and bureau chief and won his first Pulitzer Prize for The Wall Street Journal staff's breaking news coverage of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

Civil Rights Historian Tomiko Brown-Nagin: "‘The Civil Rights Queen': Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Racial and Gender Equality in America."

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, the Daniel P. S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law and a professor of history at Harvard University, will present "‘The Civil Rights Queen': Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Racial and Gender Equality in America."

Food Chains Film Screening (Latin American Sustainable Agriculture Initiative)

Join the Latin American Sustainable Agriculture Initiative for a screening of Food Chains. This exposé documents the human cost of food by focusing on the lives of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a group of Florida farmworkers, that battle the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their Fair Food program.

After the screening, a panel of discussants will talk about their research and lives as it relates to this important film. Discussants include:

Visiting lecturer Peter Wood: “Did you ever hear ‘bout de Andersonville prison in Georgia?”

 A fresh sesquicentennial look at a familiar Civil War topic--Peter Wood (Professor Emeritus, Duke U) is an American historian and author of Black Majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion (1974). It has been described as one of the most influential books on southern U.S. history of the past 50 years.

The university community is invited to attend.

Sponsored by the Department of History.

Guest Lecture: Ari Kelman

Ari Kelman, the McCabe Greer Professor of History at Penn State University, will present a program on his recent award-winning book, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand CreekA Misplaced Massacre has been the recent recipient of the Avery O. Craven Award, the Bancroft Prize and the Tom Watson Brown Book Award.

Bart Elmore – “Citizen Coke”

Dr. Bart Elmore is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama. His book, Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism, is forthcoming from W. W. Norton. In this new book Elmore explores Coke through its ingredients, showing how the company secured massive quantities of coca leaf, caffeine, sugar, and other inputs. Its growth was driven by shrewd leaders, bringing jobs and development to every corner of the globe. Details.

Lunchtime Time Machine: How did medieval Chinese invent shopping for fun?

This installment of the History Department's undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Ari Levine. Professor Levine teaches courses in medieval and early modern Chinese history and premodern global history, and he is finishing a new book about urban space and cultural memory in the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng. Students of all majors and the university community are welcome. This is an FYO event.

Free pizza!

Sponsored by the Department of History

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