Blog Archives

“As Is” America: Subcontracting Freedom with Dr. Najja Kofi Baptist 10/27, 7:00 PM

“As Is” America: Subcontracting Freedom, Dr. Najja Kofi Baptist, October 27, 2021, 7:00 PM 

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“Afro-Latinos: An Untaught Story” Screening and Virtual Q&A

“Afro-Latinos: An Untaught Story” — Screening and Virtual Q&A with Director/Producer Renzo Devia

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Paleo Skills Workshop and Lecture 10/15-10/16

Lecture by Dr. Devin Pettigrew on “Weapon Technology, Hunting Success, and the Search for Modern Behavior in Our Species” on 10/15 @ 5:00 and Paleo Skills Workshop on 10/16 @ 1:00.

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Event on 10/14 – Slave Trade and Capitalism: A Conversation with Prof. Joshua D. Rothman

October 14 @ 4pm in Derthick 201 — Professor Joshua D. Rothman in conversation with the UTC community about his new book The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America.

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Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series Fall 2021

Please join us on Thursday, October 7, at 5:30 p.m. for this semester’s installment of the Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series. We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Joshua Savala, Assistant Professor of History at Rollins College  to discuss his research on social responses to transnational epidemics.

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Welcome New History Faculty!

The Department of History is pleased to welcome two new faculty members to UTC this year.

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Event — The Kurds

Come hear Dara Aziz, a member of the Kurdish community from Nashville, speak about the history and politics of the Kurds.

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History Bookmark Design Contest!

The History Department cordially invites you to submit an entry for the first History Bookmark Design Contest!  The bookmark will be used by you, History majors, History minors, and Secondary Education-History majors, to show our love for history on and off the UTC campus. The History Department faculty will decide on a winner, who will receive a prize.  

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Lunch, Learn & Link #2 on 10/27

Join us to explore the different career paths of history degree holders. Come listen to how their history degree has helped them in their professional careers! 

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Fall 2021 Updates

Check out these posts on recent History Department updates.

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Student and Alumni News Fall 2021

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

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Department News and Updates Fall 2021

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

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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.

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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).

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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.

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