The UTC Department of History is pleased to announce its Spring 2022 Lunch, Learn & Link Series and Phi Alpha Theta meeting. Save the dates, and look out for more information on these and additional events!
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UC Foundation Association Professor and Department Head Michael Thompson’s recent article on “The Wages of Acclimation: Presumed Black Immunity to Yellow Fever and the Racial Politics of Burial Labour in 1855 Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia,” was published in a special issue of the interdisciplinary journal Human Remains and Violence on “Burial and the Politics of Dead Bodies in Times of COVID-19.”
*** The Moccasin Bend Lecture Series Presents “Rivers, Rails & Roads: Transportation During the Cherokee Removal” Monday, November 15, 7 p.m. at IMAX Theater CHATTANOOGA, TN, November 8, 2021 —The 16th Annual Moccasin Bend Lecture Series concludes with a presentation on Monday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. featuring “Rivers, Rails & Roads: Transportation During the Cherokee Removal.” Guest speaker, Amy Kostine, the National Trails Program Coordinator for the Center…
Contra Nationis Natum: When Black Writers Embrace the Classical Past; Featuring Dr. Jackie Murray, University of Kentucky; 5:30 PM, Wednesday, November 10, 2021; Raccoon Mountain Room, UTC University Center