After ten years of service in the Navy, Barry Bookheimer enrolled at UTC. Bookheimer contributes his years spent travelling with the Navy and experiencing new cultures to what sparked his passion for History.
The UTC History Department and College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Southeast World History Association (SEWHA) will host Dr. Mark McNicholas’s lecture on Friday, April 1, 6:00 P.M. at the Read House in downtown Chattanooga. This event is free and open to the public.
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.