Take Five Book Club 2022 on the Harlem Renaissance

Take Five Book Club 2022 on the Harlem Renaissance

Event with Cornel West on January 28

Event with Cornel West on January 28.

Asia Lecture Series Spring 2022

Asia Lecture Series Spring 2022: “Playfully Recomposed: Thinking about Modern China through the Soybean,” a public lecture by Dr. Jia-chen “Wendy” Fu of Emory University.

Events for Students – Lunch, Learn & Link and Phi Alpha Theta

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!

Lunch, Learn & Link #1 on 1/19

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #1 | Open Forum: Historians React to Current Events | Wednesday, January 19, 2022 / 12:00-1:00 | In-Person and via Zoom

Why We Choose History: 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 student recipients of History Department Scholarships!  Read more to learn about why they choose history.

History’s Internship Program Featured in CAS Magazine

The Fall 2021 issue of Method, the magazine of the UTC College of Arts and Sciences, featured a story on the History Department’s internship program.  

Dr. Julia Cummiskey Delivers Conference Keynote

Dr. Julia Cummiskey delivered one of the keynote addresses at the Biennial Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine.

Spring 2022 Course on American Public History

Want to know more about what historians do outside of the traditional classroom? Looking to eventually work in a museum, state/national park, archive, or a historic preservation organization? Take American Public History!

Dr. Mike Thompson’s New Article on Disease and Racial Politics in Times of COVID-19

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.”

Why I Choose History: Dylan Wright

Dylan Wright, 2021 recipient of the Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger Scholarship for excellent performance in American history courses, on why he chose to major in history.

Cherokee Removal Lecture on 11/15

*** 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

Why I Choose History: Alex Furr

Alex Furr, 2021 recipient of the Ethel Chapin Morgan Scholarship awarded annually to a student majoring in History or Chemistry, on why they chose to major in history.

Book Presentation Webinar with Dr. Eddie Brudney on 11/12

The Working Class & the Military Dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), Friday, November 12, 3pm EST

Event on 11/10 — When Black Writers Embrace the Classical Past

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