You won’t want to miss the December meeting of Elder Scholars! Dr. Richard Rice will be the speaker, and his topic, “Fifty Years of Gag Cartooning: Where Does He Get His Ideas?” is certain to delight and entertain.
As a means to engage with the nation’s racial past and its present-day relevance, UTC’s Africana Studies program and Department of History invite students, faculty, and the wider campus community to join a funded day trip to Montgomery’s National Memorial for Peace & Justice and the Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration.
The Department of History’s Lunch, Learn, & Link Series provides opportunities for students to engage with history beyond the classroom. Events include informal lunches with faculty and students, graduate school workshops, and panels featuring professionals whose experiences exemplify the variety of careers that a degree in history make possible. Check out highlights from the 2019 career panels below.
Are you interested in learning about social movements, intersections of race and education, and the production of social documentaries? If so, join a screening and discussion of Agents of Change on Thursday, September 26, starting at 5pm in the Multicultural Center, 3rd Floor, University Center. Film director and producer Abby Ginzberg will talk via Skype about producing the documentary and the history of the first Black Studies programs in the United States.
Plaques documenting the history of Engel Stadium and baseball in Chattanooga were unveiled on Tuesday, September 9, at UTC’s Intramural Sports Complex next to the historic stadium. The plaques were part of a project carried out by UTC students under the direction of history department head Michael Thompson and follow the fascinating history of the stadium, Chattanooga baseball, and their connection to nearby neighborhoods and the city.