Georgia State University was recently featured in the Campus Spotlight section of the Reacting to the Past program website, highlighting how the university has used the innovative concept to teach history and leadership in a different and exciting way.
Reacting to the Past (RTTP) is a real-time, in-person group simulation where students replay a pivotal historical scenario to explore its context and investigate its causes, complexities, and possible differing outcomes.
A major grant from the AHA and a Next Generation Humanities PhD grant from the NEH will help us substantially broaden the career prospects of our students. The Department of History trains students to think critically about the past, to communicate clearly, and to consider events in their appropriate context. Read More Here
Nick Wilding discusses the Nuremberg Chronicles at Emory’s Rose Library, April 17th 2019.
Rodrigo Dominguez (University of Minho, Portugal) will give a brown bag talk today (April 15) at noon in room 2040!
Location: 25 Park Place
Time: 12PM (Noon)
George Lewis, the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University, will be holding a number of events at GSU April 9-11. However, Lewis will lecture on his recent book A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music on the 10th of April at 4PM.
The mixer held on April 12th will begin with a Career Diversity Workshop led by Mearah Quinn-Brauner of Emory University and Megan Piorko, Career Diversity Fellow at Georgia State University. After the workshop will be a mixer and an opportunity to join the Atlanta Humanities Group, a networking organization for those working in humanities fields in Atlanta, GA.… more »
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 »