Blog Archives

Prof. John C. Swanson Named Spring 2022 External Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies

During the spring 2022 semester Prof. John Swanson is serving as an External Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. 

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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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Prof. Eddie Brudney’s Co-Authored Book

Prof. Eddie Brudney, along with co-authors James S. Damico and Loren D. Lybarger, recently published Commemorative Literacies and Labors of Justice: Resistance, Reconciliation, and Recovery in Buenos Aires and Beyond (Routledge, 2021).

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Dr. Julia Cummiskey Delivers Conference Keynote

Dr. Julia Cummiskey delivered one of the keynote addresses at the Biennial Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine.

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Dr. Mike Thompson’s New Article on Disease and Racial Politics in Times of COVID-19

UC Foundation Association Professor and Department Head Michael Thompson’s recent article on “The Wages of Acclimation: Presumed Black Immunity to Yellow Fever and the Racial Politics of Burial Labour in 1855 Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia,” was published in a special issue of the interdisciplinary journal Human Remains and Violence on “Burial and the Politics of Dead Bodies in Times of COVID-19.”

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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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Innovations in Teaching: Paleo Skills Workshop

The UTC Walker Center for Teaching and Learning recently launched its Innovations in Teaching video series. The inaugural video in the series featured the Paleo Skills Workshop held by Dr. Carey McCormack and Dr. Brooke Persons on October 16.

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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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Fall 2021 Updates

Check out these posts on recent History Department updates.

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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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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.

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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. 

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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.

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