The department mourns the passing of Mr. Lonnie King, who was a PhD student in the History program. Mr. King passed away on March 5, 2019 and had been a valued member of our graduate program since 2007 and will be missed. Please keep Mr. Lonnie Kings family in your thoughts as they go through… more »
This year’s Somers Lecture will be given by Quinn Slobodian (Wellesley College), author of the critically acclaimed book, Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism (Harvard UP, 2018).
The title of his talk is THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF NEOLIBERAL GLOBALISM.
Date: April 3
Time: 4:30… more »
It’s time again for the AHGSU book sale – March 14 and 16 in room 2128. We are currently receiving donations and would greatly appreciate some more books to add to the sale. If you have some you’re ready to part with, please put them in cubicle 2101 (outside of Ian Fletcher’s office) or in the storage space next to 2102. History-related books are especially needed, but any books on any… more »
The Anthropology Department’s annual graduate symposium organized by current M.A. students will be held April 3rd, 2019 in the Troy Moore Library from 4:30-7pm.
All M.A. students are invited to participate and may present a poster or give a talk. Graduate students interested in presenting should send an email to email@example.com with their name and preferred pronouns… more »
The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference (RMIHC), held at the University of Colorado Boulder, is celebrating its 20th anniversary during this year’s conference that will run from September 20-22, 2019. The conference is geared towards graduate students from a variety of disciplines whose work takes a historical approach. More information about the conference can be found on… more »
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!