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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Africana Studies Minor Kennedy Rawls Discusses the Politics of Cuisine in Black Nationalism Movement

“What I learned about cooking and food through my family is the importance of women and the survival of food traditions and simply to have the patience to learn, memorize, and balance flavor to create a beautiful dish.”

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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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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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Winners Announced for Inaugural Linnemann Scholarship

Four University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students, all minoring in Africana Studies or studying African American history, are the inaugural recipients of a newly created scholarship.

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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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Event on 11/10 — When Black Writers Embrace the Classical Past

Contra Nationis Natum: When Black Writers Embrace the Classical Past; Featuring Dr. Jackie Murray, University of Kentucky; 5:30 PM, Wednesday, November 10, 2021; Raccoon Mountain Room, UTC University Center

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Africana Studies Meet & Greet — 11/16 + 11/17

Africana Studies Meet & Greet — 11/16 + 11/17. Meet and greet events for current or prospective minors, faculty, staff, and anyone who wants to know more about Africana Studies at UTC. We will be serving hot beverages and sweet treats and answering questions, taking feedback, and making new friends!

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The Slave Trade & Capitalism — A Conversation with Prof. Joshua D. Rothman

More news on the Slave Trade & Capitalism — A Conversation with Prof. Joshua D. Rothman.

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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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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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