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.

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why did a New York mob go after an opera singer?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Dan Rood. Professor Rood teaches courses on the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. South, and the Atlantic world. He is finishing a new book called "The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Circuits of Techno-science in the Greater Caribbean, 1830-1860." This is an FYO event.

Students of all majors and the university community are welcome. Free pizza.

Sponsored by the Department of History.

 

Lunchtime Time Machine: Who won the Cold War?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Shane Hamilton. Professor Hamilton teaches the second half of the U.S. history survey and other courses in modern U.S. history, and he is finishing a new book called “Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race.”

Students of all majors and the university community are welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

Sponsored by the Department of History.

 

Lunchtime Time Machine: What was it like for Civil War soldiers to get shot in the junk?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Stephen Berry. Professor Berry teaches the first half of the U.S. history survey and courses in nineteenth-century U.S. history, and he is a co-director of UGA’s Center for Virtual History. This is an FYO event.

Students of all majors and the university community are welcome. Free pizza!

Sponsored by the Department of History.

 

Applying To Graduate School in History/How To Choose a Graduate School

Are you a History or Social Studies Education or other major thinking about applying to graduate school for a graduate degree in history? Join us for a presentation by graduate admissions and advising staff and graduate students in history for a presentation on how to choose a graduate school, submit a personal statement, and how to submit the best application possible in your pursuit of graduate studies in history. All majors are welcome!

Pizza will be provided.

Hosted by the History Department.

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

Annual Reception for Graduating Seniors in History

Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 graduating History majors and their families are invited to a Graduation Reception the afternoon of May 5 (Commencement day). The reception begins at 2pm.

Undergraduate students graduating this academic year were emailed RSVP information. If you are a graduating studnet and would like to request to late RSVP, please email history@uga.edu.

Refreshments will be served.

Applying to Graduate School / How to Choose a Graduate School

Are you a History or Social Studies Education or other major thinking about applying to graduate school? Join us for a presentation by graduate admissions and advising staff and graduate students in history for a presentation on how to choose a graduate school, submit a personal statement, and how to submit the best application possible in your pursuit of graduate studies in history. All majors are welcome!

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