Natasha Lightfoot, associate professor, Columbia University, will give a talk on the subject of her new book: Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015). Lightfoot secializes in slavery and emancipation studies, and black identities, politics, and cultures in the fields of Caribbean, Atlantic World, and African Diaspora History. Her book focuses on black working class people's everyday forms of freedom in Antigua after emancipation.
History at Work
the Department's guide to your post-college career
History service projects
History students volunteered for service projects this year cleaning and restoring the grounds at local historic African American cemeteries.
Our Amazing Student Kathryn Veale
We already knew our Master's history student Kathryn Veale is amazing. Read the entire article about Kathryn on the UGA web site.
Summer Program in Public History
apply to learn and intern in Washington, DC
History Alum James C. Thompson, Fulbright Scholar
Fulbrighter James C.Thompson (UGA '17) is on his way to Freiburg, Germany.