Blog Archives

“As Is” America: Subcontracting Freedom with Dr. Najja Kofi Baptist 10/27, 7:00 PM

“As Is” America: Subcontracting Freedom, Dr. Najja Kofi Baptist, October 27, 2021, 7:00 PM 

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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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Paleo Skills Workshop and Lecture 10/15-10/16

Lecture by Dr. Devin Pettigrew on “Weapon Technology, Hunting Success, and the Search for Modern Behavior in Our Species” on 10/15 @ 5:00 and Paleo Skills Workshop on 10/16 @ 1:00.

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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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Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series Fall 2021

Please join us on Thursday, October 7, at 5:30 p.m. for this semester’s installment of the Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series. We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Joshua Savala, Assistant Professor of History at Rollins College  to discuss his research on social responses to transnational epidemics.

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Event — The Kurds

Come hear Dara Aziz, a member of the Kurdish community from Nashville, speak about the history and politics of the Kurds.

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Lunch, Learn & Link #2 on 10/27

Join us to explore the different career paths of history degree holders. Come listen to how their history degree has helped them in their professional careers! 

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Ed Johnson Memorial Dedication

The Ed Johnson Memorial Dedication is a multi-day series of programs and presentations from Thursday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 19 in Chattanooga, and you are invited to participate. Events explore the story of Ed Johnson, the victim of a lynching in 1906, through the lens of history, art, storytelling and remembrance.

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Lunch, Learn & Link #1 on 9/15

Lunch, Learn & Link Event #1 | Open Forum: Historians React to Current Events | Wednesday, September 15, 2021 / 12:00-1:00 | In-Person and via Zoom

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

The UTC Department of History is pleased to announce its Fall 2021 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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Asia Lecture Series Fall 2021

The UTC Department of History cordially invites you to a guest lecture by Dr. Beth Lew-Williams of Princeton University. Dr. Lew-Williams’ talk will focus on the history and the legacy of anti-Asian violence in the U.S.

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Cancelled — Final Primary Sources Workshop 4/21 at 12:00

At 12PM on Wednesday April 21, history professor Edward Brudney and history student Sophie Barton will present information on primary sources they have used in their current research.

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Event on 4/22 — Anticolonial Theory for the 21st Century

Please join us on Thursday, April 22nd, at 5:00 p.m. for the final installment of this year’s Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series. We’re excited to welcome Dr. Julio Covarrubias Cabeza (Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hobart and William Smith Colleges) to discuss his research on anticolonial theory and contemporary social and political crises.

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Event on 4/14 – From Slave Cabin to Monument to the Slave Past

“From Slave Cabin to Monument to the Slave Past,” Wednesday, April 14 @ 3:30pm EST, Dr. Renée Ater, Provost Visiting Professor, Africana Studies, Brown University

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UTC/RISE Community Speaker Series — Shane Morrow

In partnership with RISE Chattanooga, the UTC Africana Studies Program and the Department of History invite you to participate in this semester’s student-led interview series with prominent community members! On Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 10:50 a.m., UTC students will ask Shane Morrow, the RISE Chattanooga Executive Director, questions about his community leadership and his vision for Chattanooga.

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