Dr. Julia Cummiskey’s New Article

Dr. Julia Cummiskey published an article entitled “‘An Ecological Experiment on the Grand Scale’: Creating an Experimental Field in Bwamba, Uganda, 1942–1950” in the March 2020 (111, no. 1) issue of Isis, A Journal of the History of Science Society.  The article is available to download for free for one month.

Highlights from Workshop on the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

See student reactions and highlights from the simulation workshop that showed the impact of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment between 1932-1972 and taught students about racism in the medical profession.

*POSTPONED* Paleo Skills Workshop 3/28

An experimental archaeology event including instruction on using atlatls and slings, with demonstrations on flint knapping and friction fire.

*POSTPONED* Event on the Kurds 3/19

THE KURDS: A Discussion with Dara Aziz, Tennessee Kurdish Community Council, March 19, 2020, 4:00-5:30, UC Signal Mountain Room

Academic Paper Presentation Workshop

Academic Paper Presentation Workshop — Free lunch and info on academic papers and conferences.

Southeastern TN Student History Conference Call for Papers & Posters

Southeastern TN Student History Conference Call for Papers & Posters — Apply now!

Bringing History into the Community

Dr. Mark Johnson brings history to the next generation.

The Eric Morse Story – Event on 2/13

The Eric Morse Story: Race, Poverty, and the Criminalization of Black Youth; Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel; Thursday, February 13, 2020, 5:00 pm

History Faculty and Students Featured in CAS Video

History Department faculty Susan Eckelmann Berghel, Mark Johnson, and Mike Thompson, as well as their students, were featured in a new video that provides an overview of the UTC College of Arts & Sciences.

Black Heroines for Justice: 1980s Terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga and the Women Who Stood Against Them

Join us at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center for a presentation and discussion about the women who stood up to racial violence in Chattanooga in 1980.

Simulation Workshop: The Impact of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

Interested in learning more about racism in the medical profession? Participate in a simulation workshop that shows the impact of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment between 1932-1972.

Free Public Lecture: “Confronting the Past in Memphis”

Free public lecture on Feb. 20: Confronting the Past in Memphis: Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Antebellum Slave Trade, and the Reinvention of Civil War Memory.

Black History Month Events

This year’s Black History Month program offers many exciting opportunities and events for students, including a free 3-day civil rights trip, several powerful experiential learning activities, and social gatherings to network, debate, and learn. Check out Black History Month program highlights here.

Highlights from Lunch, Learn & Link #1: History Student Forum

The UTC Department of History’s Spring 2020 Lunch, Learn & Link Series had its first session on Wednesday, January 29!  See highlights here.

Lunch, Learn & Link #2: History Career Panel

The UTC Department of History’s Spring 2020 Lunch, Learn & Link Series will have its second session on Wednesday, February 26!