History at Work Speaker Series: Non-profits and social activism

The History at Work Speaker Series explores the many ways to transform historical thinking into a career after college. In this installment, former history minor Kent Strickland ('15) will talk about what the assets of a humanities degree are in grassroots campaigning, how he found his job, and what kind of candidates he's currently recruiting. Open to all majors. FREE PIZZA.

The Magna Carta at 800

Join us for a roundtable discussion on the 800th anniversary of this foundational document of democracy, with commentary from experts in medieval constitutional law and in medieval and early modern literature and history from Georgia Regents University and the University of Georgia. Featuring:

Dr. Wendy Turner, Georgia Regents University

Dr. Sujata Iyengar, English, UGA

Dr. Cynthia Camp, English, UGA

Dr. Benjamin Ehlers, History, UGA

Lunchtime Time Machine: What did the spirits say about Cuba’s future?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Reinaldo Román. Professor Román teaches courses in the history of the Caribbean, Latin America, and religion; he is currently working on a new book about spiritualism and utopian politics in Cuba in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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Lunchtime Time Machine: Are women citizens or mothers of the nation in Africa?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Husseina Dinani. Professor Dinani teaches courses in the history of Africa after 1800, and on women in sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently working on a book about women, citizenship, and development in Tanzania.

Students of all majors are welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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