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Spring 2021 History Department Events


The UTC History Department is holding a wide range of great events during the spring 2021 semester for students and the UTC and Chattanooga communities. 

This post will be updated periodically with more information on each of the events. 

Stay tuned, and save the dates!


January

Fri., Jan. 29, 11:00-12:00

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #1:  Open Forum: Historians React to the Capitol Siege and the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

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February

Tue., Feb. 2, 4:00-5:00

MEDTalk:  Milestones in LGBTQ+ Healthcare History

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Mon., Feb. 8, 12:00

Africana Studies Lunch Series:  Prof. Mark Johnson on “Slimming Down Soul Food: A Study of African American Cookbooks”

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Wed., Feb. 10, 12:00

Primary Sources with Prof. John Swanson and Prof. Will Kuby

Via Zoom:  https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/95506261904  [Password: 709003]

Prof. Kuby will discuss a source from his research on Tom Thumb weddings and Prof. Swanson will present a source from his research on elementary school children in Central Europe.

 

Mon., Feb. 22, 11:00-12:00

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #2:  Open Forum: Historians React to Current Events in the World

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Tue., Feb. 23, 1:40

Africana Studies and RISE Present:  Student-Led Discussion with Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod

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Thu., Feb. 25, 5:00

Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series Presents:  You Are What You Wear: Personal Adornment and Iconography in the Greater Antilles

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March

Wed., Mar. 3, 12:00-1:00

Phi Alpha Theta Semesterly Meeting:  Academic Abstract, Paper, and Poster Presentation Workshop

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Mon., Mar. 8, 12:00

Primary Sources with Prof. Annie Tracy Samuel

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Wed., Mar. 10, 5:00-6:00

Asia Lecture Series with Prof. Sonja M. Kim

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Mon., Mar. 15, 4:00-5:00

Africana Studies Speaker Series:  Keisha Blain on “Building a Movement: Black Women Organizing in the (Global) South”

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Tue., Mar. 16, 1:40

Africana Studies and RISE Present:  UTC Student-Led Interview with School Board Member Karitsa Mosely-Jones

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Tue., Mar. 23, 4:30-5:30

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #3:  Graduate School Panel

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Thu., Mar. 25, 5:00

Latin American Music as Latin American History: Understanding the Making of a World Region

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Sat., Mar. 27, 11:30

RISE MLK Walking Tour

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Mon., Mar. 29, 6:00

The Future of Confederate Monuments

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Wed., Mar. 31, 5:30

People’s History Walking Tour

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April

Mon., Apr. 5, 7:30

Africana Studies Speaker Series:  Tiffany Florvil on “Afro-Diasporic Kinships: Audre Lorde and Black German Women”

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Wed., Apr. 7
12:00-1:00

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #4:  History Career Panel

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5:30

People’s History Walking Tour

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Sat., Apr. 10, 11:30

RISE MLK Walking Tour

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Week of Apr. 12

Phi Alpha Theta Virtual Conference

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Tue., Apr. 13, 10:50

Africana Studies and RISE Present: Student-Led Interview with Executive Director and Co-Founder of RISE Shane Morrow

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Wed., Apr. 14, 3:30

From Slave Cabin to Monument to the Slave Past

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Mon., Apr. 19, 12:00

Africana Studies Presents: A Discussion about Race and Health with Dr. Shewanee Howard Baptiste

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Thu., Apr. 22, 5:00

Anticolonial Theory for the 21st Century

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