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Makin’ Bacon: History Class in Hog Heaven Sampling Cured Meats

What started as “one giant hunk of pork” turned into a taste testing for a group of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students.

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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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A cure for bacon? Preserving Southern food and history

Mark Johnson likes bacon. He has always had an interest in history, too. In “Food and Southern History,” Johnson, a lecturer in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of History, gets to combine those passions.

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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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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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Why We Choose History: 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 student recipients of History Department Scholarships!  Read more to learn about why they choose history.

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History’s Internship Program Featured in CAS Magazine

The Fall 2021 issue of Method, the magazine of the UTC College of Arts and Sciences, featured a story on the History Department’s internship program.  

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Why I Choose History: Dylan Wright

Dylan Wright, 2021 recipient of the Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger Scholarship for excellent performance in American history courses, on why he chose to major in history.

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Why I Choose History: Alex Furr

Alex Furr, 2021 recipient of the Ethel Chapin Morgan Scholarship awarded annually to a student majoring in History or Chemistry, on why they chose to major in history.

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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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Why I Choose History: Emery Benson

Emery Benson, 2021 recipient of the History Department Scholarship for excellent performance in history courses, on why he chose to major in history.

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Why I Choose History: Kaitlyn Borton

Kaitlyn Borton, 2021 recipient of the Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger Scholarship for excellent performance in American history courses, on why she chose to major in history.

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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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