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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Public History Class Takes People’s History Walking Tour

Dr. Kelli Nelson’s Public History class took People’s History of Chattanooga tour with Michael Gilliland in February. Check out these pictures from the tour, taken within a few blocks of Miller Plaza along Market Street and W. MLK. 

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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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