Blog Archives

Dr. John Swanson’s New Book

Dr. John Swanson’s new book, Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary, has been published by University of Pittsburgh Press.

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Faculty Updates

Read about what UTC Department of History faculty have been up to recently. News about latest faculty publications, research, conference presentations, and more.

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Dr. Michael Thompson’s Book Garners Rave Reviews

Dr. Michael Thompson, UC Foundation Associate Professor of History, published his book entitled “Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Enterprise in an Antebellum Southern Port” with the University of South Carolina Press in 2015, and has since received outstanding reviews from top scholars in the field.

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The U.S. and the World: Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election

On October 5, the UTC History Club and Euphrates Chapter held a roundtable with UTC’s history faculty on “The U.S. and the World: Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election.” The History Department’s regional experts broke down the foreign policy positions of the presidential candidates for an audience of UTC students, professors, and community members.

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Summer Highlights

The UTC History Faculty had a busy summer. Here are some of the highlights.

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New Faculty and Courses

The History Department is excited to welcome two new faculty members to UTC — Ryan Edwards, a scholar of modern Latin America, who recently completed his Ph.D. at Cornell University, and Fang Yu Hu, an expert on East Asia, who received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

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