Fall 2021 Updates

Check out these posts on recent History Department updates.

Student and Alumni News Fall 2021

Check out some recent news from UTC Department of History students and alumni.

Department News and Updates Fall 2021

Check out some recent news from the UTC Department of History.

Faculty News and Updates Fall 2021

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.

Mark Johnson’s Book

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).

Ed Johnson Memorial Dedication

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.

Lunch, Learn & Link #1 on 9/15

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #1 | Open Forum: Historians React to Current Events | Wednesday, September 15, 2021 / 12:00-1:00 | In-Person and via Zoom

Dr. Fang Yu Hu’s Podcast for East Asia for All

The East Asia for All podcast recently interviewed Dr. Fang Yu Hu about the depictions of Japanese imperialism in Taiwan on film.

Tucker Adkins’ New Article

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. 

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

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!

Asia Lecture Series Fall 2021

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.

Dr. Robison’s Article One of OUP’s “Best of History” for 2020

Dr. Kira Robison’s article was named one of Oxford University Press’s “Best of History” articles for 2020.

History Major Wins North Callahan Essay Prize

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.

Marley Abbott on What You Can Do with a History Degree

Box of WWII letters being processed while working as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Albert Gore Research Center.

2017 graduate Marley Abbott on all you can do with a history degree and where history can take you.

Cancelled — Final Primary Sources Workshop 4/21 at 12:00

At 12PM on Wednesday April 21, history professor Edward Brudney and history student Sophie Barton will present information on primary sources they have used in their current research.