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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 »