Deborah Harkness will deliver the 2017 Dale Somers Memorial Lecture, April 7, 2pm

Posted On March 10, 2017
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Deborah Harkness is professor of history at the University of Southern California, where she focuses on the history of science during the early modern period.  She is the author of two academic books, The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (Yale, 2007) and John Dee’s Conversations with Angels: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature… more »

Adina Langer teaches Historic Preservation students how to create digital objects focused on the Beltline

Posted On April 13, 2015
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This semester Heritage Preservation students are exploring the theory and practice of digital history in a new seminar taught by Adina Jocelyn Langer. Langer, a public historian who recently moved to Atlanta from Michigan, has designed the class around the Atlanta Beltline. Students are compiling images, documents, maps and oral histories into “digital… more »

Jacqueline Rouse to be honored at Michigan State University

Posted On March 11, 2015
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Dr. Jacqueline Rouse will be honored as one of a select group of “pioneering scholars in Black Women’s History” at a Michigan State University conference on “Cross-Generational Dialogues in Black Women’s History” to take place March 20-21, 2015. Presentations by a number of distinguished speakers, including our own Dr. Mary Rolinson, will consider the honorees’… more »

Glenn Eskew receives the 2015 Hugh McCall Award

Posted On March 11, 2015
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Congratulations to Professor Glenn Eskew, who received the Hugh McCall Award from the Georgia Association of Historians at its 2015 annual conference in Statesboro. Given once every three years, the award recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship, teaching, and encouragement of the study of history–all areas in which Dr. Eskew has distinguished himself. Previous winners of… more »

Dr. Cliff Kuhn and the Oral History Association

Posted On February 12, 2015
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Cliff Kuhn specializes in twentieth-century southern history and oral history. He is the executive director of the Oral History Association, whose executive office is housed in the History Department here at Georgia State. His publications include Living Atlanta: An Oral History of the City, 1914-1948 (University of Georgia Press, 1990) and Contesting the… more »