Pursuing Diverse Careers with a Humanities Degree

Posted On October 31, 2018
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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 »

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 »