Kwame Anthony Appiah, one of the foremost philosophers working in the United States today and the New York Times Magazine’s Ethicist columnist, will be giving a public lecture at Georgia State University’s Speakers Auditorium. A reception will follow. The lecture is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to help us be sure to… more »
The Association of Historians at Georgia State University has extended the deadline for applying to present at their upcoming conference to be held March 16th, 2019 at Georgia State University.
Conference Theme: Historical Interpretations of Globalization, Gender, and Sexuality
Call for papers: February 15, 2019
Symposium date: March 16th, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Disney of… more »
The History Department is hosting a day-long event about the many career opportunities for people with graduate degrees in the Humanities. Lunch will be provided! Guests will speak about how they’ve applied their skills in advocacy, arts organizations, and consulting, among other fields; we will also discuss how to manage an online presence… more »
The 2018 Somers Lecture will take place on Friday, April 6 at 2 pm in the Troy Moore Library. The speaker is Claude Clegg of UNC Chapel Hill, and the title of his presentation will be “Black America in the Age of Obama: The Challenge of Historicizing the Recent Past.”
Historian Keri Leigh Merritt will speak on March 30th at 1pm about her recently published book Masterless Men (Cambridge, 2017), as part of the department’s annual open house for prospective students. Don’t miss it!
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 »
This Friday. Dec. 2 at 2 pm Jonathan Bryant of Georgia Southern University will give a talk entitled “Precedent Dangers: John Marshall, the Somerset Case, and the Antelope.” This will be in room 25 Park Place, room 2150. Dr. Bryant is an historian of nineteenth-century US history and the author of (among other things) Dark Places of the Earth: The… more »
We are proud to announce that Nick Wilding’s book, Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge (University of Chicago Press, 2014), has been awarded the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies by the MLA. Wilding is currently a Mellon Foundation Fellow at the New York Public Library… more »
Is Atlanta’s BeltLine helping or hurting Atlanta’s growth and the process of gentrification? What is the experience of a black male in Atlanta when compared with that same experience in Baltimore? The new book City by City, edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb, tackles some of these questions from the unique… more »