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.
Dr. Stephen Berry of the University of Georgia will deliver the lecture “‘If There is a Worse Place Than Hell, I Am in It’: Abraham Lincoln as a War Leader” on Wednesday, November 6, at 6 p.m. at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga University Center, Signal Mountain Room.
The UTC Department of History, with the support of the UTC Speakers & Special Events Committee and the UTC ThinkAchieve program, announces two upcoming lectures this week by two noted Classical archaeologists.
From the Chickamauga Battlefields to Signal Point to the National Cemetery, Chattanooga’s rich history made it the perfect place for Civil War historians to gather to discuss research and see the historical sites firsthand.