Lunchtime Time Machine: What was the best brewery in Savannah in 1735?

This installment of the Department of History's undergraduate lecture series features Ph.D. candidate James Owen, whose research uses musicology as a lens to understand Moravian missions in the New World, and their interactions with Indians, slaves, and runaway slave communities. Believe it or not, brewing plays a surprising role in that history, too. 

Free admission, free pizza.

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Public History program in Washington DC Information session

For graduate and undergraduate students -- join us for an information session about UGA’s program in public history in Washington, DC this summer! Students will spend the entire summer living in Washington, DC while interning at major cultural and historical institutions. During Maymester, students participate in a course on American Museums, Parks, and Monuments, which will be taught (mostly) on the Washington Mall with an extended excursion to Mount Vernon.

Phi Alpha Theta lecture series: Athens Illuminated with Dr. Stephen Berry

Phi Alpha Theta Epsilon Pi presents a lecture series about the sometimes forgotten aspects of Athens' local history. From historic markers to street and building names, our surrounding landscape may appear to present a white-washed history. However, just beneath the surface is a plurality of perspectives and voices. Each of the three Athens Illuminated lectures will focus on Athens' people or places in order to help bring to light some of this past.

Dianne Harris: “Framing Los Angeles, 1960: Case Study House #22 and the Architecture of Whiteness”

Dianne Harris is Dean of the College of Humanities and professor of history at the University of Utah. She holds a doctorate in architectural history from the University of California, Berkeley and is best known for her scholarly contributions to the study of “race and space” – the relationship between the built environment and construction of racial and class identities.


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