The Department of History will host the lecture, “Between Race and Nation: Shirley Chisholm and National Politics” by Dr. Anastasia Curwood (Ph.D., Princeton University, 2003) of Emory University. Chisolm was the first African American woman to be elected to the United States Congress.
In a month of exciting events to celebrate Black History Month at UTC, be sure to attend a special concert and the showing of a local civil rights documentary.
This February, UTC will celebrate Black History Month with a variety of events including a movie showing, poetry night, and student play.
Join us for the premiere of Reaching the Light: The Story of Desegregation of the University of Chattanooga on February 28 at 7 p.m. in the University Center Auditorium. The documentary was produced by the UTC Communication Department. View the preview of the documentary below.