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  September
Labor Day Holiday
Monday, September 1st, 2014
No classes.

History Graduate Student Travel Meeting
Thursday, September 4th, 2014 | 12:30pm to 1:30pm
The History Graduate Travel Committee will hold an information session for grad students in history on the policies and procedures of applying for departmental research and conference funding. Location: Rm. 101 LeConte Hall.

Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Christina Davis
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Christina Davis will defend her dissertation entitled, "The Collective Identities of Women Teachers in Black Schools in the Post-Bellum South" in the Conference Room, LeConte Hall. The major professor is Dr. Ron Butchart. Members of the university community are invited to attend. Please contact the graduate program at history@uga.edu if you wish to attend, to ensure adequate seating.

Career Resources for History Students
Thursday, September 25th, 2014 | 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Join us in Rm. 101 LeConte Hall to meet with UGA Career Consultant Kali DeWald. Learn about the many resources UGA has to offer history students, including mock job interviews, how to get help with your resume, how to find career employment, internships, etc.

  October
History Graduate Student Association Book Sale
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 to Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 | 9:00am to 4:00pm
An array of fiction and non-fiction used and new books will be for sale. Proceeds support the History Graduate Student Association. The sale will be held outside LeConte Hall (rain cancels).

Jonathan Levy: Corporate Personality Revisited
Thursday, October 9th, 2014 | TBA
Jonathan Levy is Assistant Professor of History at Princeton University. His first book, Freaks of Fortune: The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America (Harvard UP, 2012), has been widely reviewed in the popular press and in academic journals and was awarded some of the most prestigious awards in the historical profession, including the Frederick Jackson Turner Award, the Ellis W. Hawley Prize, and the Avery O. Craven Award. His lecture is open to the public, and it is sponsored by the Department of History, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and the President's Venture Fund.

  April
Applying to Graduate School/How to Choose a Graduate School
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 | 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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! Location: Rm. 101 LeConte Hall.

  May
Annual Reception for Graduating Seniors in History
Friday, May 8th, 2015 | 2:00 to 3:30pm
Spring 2015, Fall 2014 and Summer 2015 graduating History majors and their families are invited to an Open House Graduation Reception the afternoon of May 8 (Commencement day). Location and details TBA in March.
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