The UTC Department of History is comprised of distinguished faculty members whose scholarship and teaching contribute to the advancement of knowledge in a variety of fields. Check out some of their recent accomplishments here.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Johnson, lecturer in the UTC Department of History, on the publication of his book Rough Tactics: Black Performance in Political Spectacles, 1877-1932 (University Press of Mississippi, 2021).
The Ed Johnson Memorial Dedication is a multi-day series of programs and presentations from Thursday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 19 in Chattanooga, and you are invited to participate. Events explore the story of Ed Johnson, the victim of a lynching in 1906, through the lens of history, art, storytelling and remembrance.
Tucker Adkins, a UTC History Department graduate, current instructor, and doctoral candidate at the Florida State University, recently published an article entitled “New Birth, New World: Evangelical Space in Eighteenth-Century New England” in Fides et Historia, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Winter/Spring 2021), pp. 15-36.
The UTC Department of History is pleased to announce its Fall 2021 Lunch, Learn & Link Series and Phi Alpha Theta meeting. Save the dates, and look out for more information on these and additional events!
The UTC Department of History cordially invites you to a guest lecture by Dr. Beth Lew-Williams of Princeton University. Dr. Lew-Williams’ talk will focus on the history and the legacy of anti-Asian violence in the U.S.
Congratulations to history major Dylan Wright for being awarded the 2021 North Callahan Essay Prize! Wright’s winning essay, “Puritan Paradox: Seeding American Evangelicalism,” was supervised by UTC history graduate and adjunct instructor Tucker Adkins.