Blog Archives

Chattanooga’s AVA Gallery Presents Work from UTC History & Art Students

Chattanoogans presents work from UTC History students in A History of White Rage, taught by Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel, and UTC Art majors in Figure Painting, taught by Professor Christina Vogel, in spring 2021.

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Soul Food Combines All of America’s Flavors, Experts Say

Kenyatta Ashford fondly remembers family dinners from his childhood in Louisiana as “like a hug.”

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March 31: A Conversation about Black Cuisine with Adrian Miller, Kenyatta Ashford, and Nicole Brown

On Thursday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m., the UTC History Department and Africana Studies Program welcome special guests Adrian Miller, James Beard Award winner, and Kenyatta Ashford, Chef at Chattanooga’s Neutral Ground, for A Conversation about Black Cuisine. This will be a conversation-style event moderated by Nicole Brown, a community leader and award-winning producer.

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Dr. Mark Johnson’s Talk on “The Bacon Paradox” on 3/12

A culinary historian presents an exploration of bacon – its history, social status, concerns about health, and much more.

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No Protection in Georgia — Lecture on 3/10

“No Protection in Georgia: Black Political Participation in Reconstruction Era Georgia” | Dr. Alicia Jackson, Covenant College | Thursday, March 10, 2022 | Lupton 105  6:00

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Africana Studies Job Materials Workshop on 3/7

Job Materials Workshop for Africana Studies Students and Friends!

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Lunch, Learn & Link #2 on 3/2

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #2 — History Career Panel — Wednesday, March 2, 2022 / 11:00-12:00 / 405 Brock Hall & via Zoom.

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Panel Discussion on the Past, Present, and Future of Africana Studies

Panel Discussion on the Past, Present, and Future of Africana Studies on Wednesday Feb. 16 from 5-7PM

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Take Five Book Club 2022 on the Harlem Renaissance

Take Five Book Club 2022 on the Harlem Renaissance

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Event with Cornel West on January 28

Event with Cornel West on January 28.

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Asia Lecture Series Spring 2022

Asia Lecture Series Spring 2022: “Playfully Recomposed: Thinking about Modern China through the Soybean,” a public lecture by Dr. Jia-chen “Wendy” Fu of Emory University.

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

The UTC Department of History is pleased to announce its Spring 2022 Lunch, Learn & Link Series and Phi Alpha Theta meeting.  Save the dates, and look out for more information on these and additional events!

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Lunch, Learn & Link #1 on 1/19

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #1 | Open Forum: Historians React to Current Events | Wednesday, January 19, 2022 / 12:00-1:00 | In-Person and via Zoom

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Cherokee Removal Lecture on 11/15

*** The Moccasin Bend Lecture Series Presents “Rivers, Rails & Roads: Transportation During the Cherokee Removal” Monday, November 15, 7 p.m. at IMAX Theater   CHATTANOOGA, TN, November 8, 2021 —The 16th Annual Moccasin Bend Lecture Series concludes with a presentation on Monday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. featuring “Rivers, Rails & Roads: Transportation During the Cherokee Removal.” Guest speaker, Amy Kostine, the National Trails Program Coordinator for the Center

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Book Presentation Webinar with Dr. Eddie Brudney on 11/12

The Working Class & the Military Dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), Friday, November 12, 3pm EST

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