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UTC’s Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series Presents

Anticolonial Theory for the 21st Century

Dr. Julio Covarrubias Cabeza

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 5:00 pm
Zoom ID: 98309321745

 

From Slave Cabin to Monument to the Slave Past

Wednesday, April 14 @ 3:30pm EST

Dr. Renée Ater, Provost Visiting Professor, Africana Studies, Brown University

UTC RISE Speaker Series

UTC/RISE Community Speaker Series

Feb. 23, Mar. 16, Apr. 13

Join RISE Chattanooga and the UTC Department of History on Zoom as we connect communities for a series of talks on “The Struggle for Racial Justice and Equity.”

These conversations will bring theory to life as students engage local leaders on their struggles and victories.

Poster

Watch the video of the first event here

Watch the video of the second event here

Africana Studies Event 2021-4-5

Afro-Diasporic Kinships: Audre Lorde and Black German Women

Dr. Tiffany Florvil, Associate Professor of History, University of Mexico

Monday, April 5, 2021, 7:30 PM EST

The Future of Confederate Monuments

March 29th from 6-7pm, Zoom

With Virginia Tech professor and artist Meredith Drum

LADSS 2021-3-25

UTC’s Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series Presents

Latin American Music as Latin American History:

Understanding the Making of a World Region

Dr. Pablo Palomino

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 5:00 pm, Zoom

Africana Studies Event 2021-3-15

Building a Movement: Black Women Organizing in the (Global) South

Dr. Keisha Blain, Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh

Monday, March 15, 2021, 4:00 PM EST

Annual Asia Lecture Series

“Global Compassions of Care: Women, Medicine, and Nursing in Colonial Korea”

Professor Sonja M. Kim

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 5:00-6:00 PM EST, Zoom

LADSS 2021-2-25

UTC’s Latin American Dialogues Speaker Series Presents

You Are What You Wear:

Personal Adornment and Iconography in the Greater Antilles

Dr. A. Brooke Persons

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 5:00 pm

Zoom

“Slimming Down Soul Food: A Study of African American Cookbooks”

Dr. Mark Johnson, UTC Department of History and Africana Studies

Monday, February 8, 12:00, Zoom

US and Mexican Modernists in the 1920s-1930s

US and Mexican Modernists in the 1920s-1930s

November 11, 2020, 4:30 pm / More info

Unpacking the 2020 Presidential Election: Race, Democracy, and the Quest for Black Liberation

Unpacking the 2020 Presidential Election: Race, Democracy, and the Quest for Black Liberation

November 19, 2020, 7:00 pm

Via Zoom (Passcode: UTC PSPS)

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RISE MLK and Peoples History Walking Tours

RISE MLK + People's History Walking Tours

Multiple Dates / Starting October 3, 2020

RSVP ASAP to [email protected]

2020 BLM Page

BLM and Protest Movements: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

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High-End Coffee, Maya Farmers, and the Creation of Value

High-End Coffee, Maya Farmers, and the Creation of Value

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 5:30 p.m. / More info

Joe Hill Road

Joe Hill Road Show

October 7, 2020

6:00-7:30 p.m. EST, Zoom

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Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home

Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home

Prof. Richard Bell

October 8, 2020, 7:00 p.m. / Zoom

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Sex, Democracy, and Freedom in Post-Dictatorial Argentina

Sex, Democracy, and Freedom in Post-Dictatorial Argentina

Dr. Natalia Milanesio

September 23, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Zoom

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Southeastern Tennessee Regional Student History Conference

*POSTPONED* Southeastern Tennessee Regional Student History Conference

The Kurds - A discussion with Dara Aziz, Tennessee Kurdish Community Council

*POSTPONED* The Kurds - A discussion with Dara Aziz, Tennessee Kurdish Community Council

March 19, 2020, 4:00-5:30, UC Signal Mountain Room

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Paleo Skills Workshop

*POSTPONED* Paleo Skills Workshop

March 28, 2020, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Chamberlain Field

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Black History Month Events

February 2020

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History Tuskegee Page

Bad Blood, Treatment and Lies: The Impact of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, 1932-1972

A simulation workshop

February 18-19, 2020, 6:00-8:00 pm, UC Signal Mountain Room

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Black Heroines 2020

Black Heroines for Justice: 1980s Terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga and the Women Who Stood Against Them

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 5:30 pm

Bessie Smith Cultural Center

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Confronting the Past in Memphis

Confronting the Past in Memphis: Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Antebellum Slave Trade, and the Reinvention of Civil War Memory

Dr. Timothy S. Huebner

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 7:00 pm

University Center Signal Mountain Room

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The Eric Morse Story

The Eric Morse Story: Race, Poverty, and the Criminalization of Black Youth

Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 5:00 pm

University Center Heritage Room

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Global Flashpoints: Conflict with Iran, Protests in India, Repression in China

Global Flashpoints: Conflict with Iran, Protests in India, Repression in China

A Faculty Roundtable with Dr. Annie Tracy Samuel, Dr. Jaclyn Michael, and Dr. Fang Yu Hu

With support from the UTC Department of History

Wednesday, January 22, 5:00 PM

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Rice Cartoon

Elder Scholars December Meeting

With Dr. Richard Rice, Prof. Emeritus, Department of History

Tuesday, December 10, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

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Lost Histories: Japan’s Colonial Peoples and World War II

Lost Histories: Japan’s Colonial Peoples and World War II

Public Lecture on the Battle of Okinawa by Dr. Kirsten Ziomek

Sponsored by the UTC Department of History and College of Arts & Sciences

Wednesday, January 15, 5:00 PM

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Lunch, Learn & Link #4: Mentorship and Advisement

Lunch, Learn & Link #4: Mentorship and Advisement

Learn about mentorship and advisement, including important changes that are coming in the spring 2020 semester

Monday, November 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Chickamauga Statue

Civil War and Veteran’s Day Lecture

Chickamauga Battlefield and the Civil War Reconciliation Movement

Monday, November 11, 7:00 PM, IMAX Theater, downtown Chattanooga

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Day Trip to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice & the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama

Day Trip to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice & the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama

Sponsored by the UTC Africana Studies Program and Department of History

Saturday, October 26, 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM

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Agents of Change Documentary

Agents of Change: Documentary Screening and Discussion

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Black Studies in the United States

Sponsored by the UTC Africana Studies Program

Thursday, September 26, 5:00-7:00 PM

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Becoming Taiwanese: Religious Festivals and Ethnogenesis in Colonial Jilong

Becoming Taiwanese: Religious Festivals and Ethnogenesis in Colonial Jilong

A lecture by Dr. Evan Dawley, Assistant Professor of History at Goucher College

Friday, April 5, 11:00 AM

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Joe Hill Road Show: A Musical History of Joe Hill and the Early Labor Movement

Joe Hill Road Show: A Musical History of Joe Hill and the Early Labor Movement

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00-7:30 pm

Free and open to the public

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Women Also Know History: Women and Historical Agency

Women Also Know History: Women and Historical Agency

A lecture by Karin Wulf, Professor of History and Director of the Omohundro Institute at William & Mary

Tuesday, March 26, 5:00 PM

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Women + Expertise

Women + Expertise

A lecture and event series 

Events daily, March 25-28, 2019

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Tuesday, March 26, 12:15 PM, UTC Library 321

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The Relevance of Historical Fiction: How a French Scholar Ended Up as a Novelist

The Relevance of Historical Fiction: How a French Scholar Ended Up as a Novelist

A lecture by PSU Professor Emerita & Writer Claudine Fisher

March 6, 2019, 5:00 PM

Sponsored by the UTC Departments of Modern & Classical Language and Literature, History, and English

SPC Lunch Counter

Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga

Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion

Event for UTC Special Collections exhibit authored by students in Professor Eckelmann Berghel’s Modern Civil Rights Struggle class

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 3:05 PM to 4:20 PM

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WWI Centennial Events

WWI Centennial Events

Concerts, lectures, exhibits and more are taking place on campus this fall, joining with events across the country.

More information and the schedule of events

 

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era

A lecture by Award-Winning Historian Dr. Chad Williams, Brandeis University

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:00 PM

Contact Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel ([email protected]) with questions

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The Second American Revolution, 1865-1870: Putting Civil Rights into the U.S. Constitution

The Second American Revolution, 1865-1870: Putting Civil Rights into the U.S. Constitution

A lecture by Dr. Paul Finkelman

National Park Partners 2018 Moccasin Bend Lecture Series

Monday, November 5, 2018 7:00 PM (doors open at 5:00 PM)

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Jared Thorne Artist Talk

Jared Thorne Artist Talk

Part of the Cress Gallery exhibition “The Clamor of Ordinary Things”

Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30 - 6:30pm

Exhibition dates: October 29th – December 12, 2018

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Remembering Ed Johnson

Remembering Ed Johnson

A guided history at the Walnut Street Bridge

Sponsored by the Ed Johnson Project and The UTC Departments of English, History, and Africana Studies

Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:00 PM

Contact Tracye Pool ([email protected]) with questions

The Lynching of Ed Johnson in Chattanooga

The Lynching of Ed Johnson in Chattanooga

A Critical Discussion of the History of Racial Violence in the U.S.

Featuring Award-Winning Historian Dr. Amy Wood (Illinois State University)

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Student Films on Minorities in Europe: Jews, Germans, and Roma

Student Films on Minorities in Europe: Jews, Germans, and Roma

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

4:00 PM

More info here

Watch the films here

Shoah in the Shtetl: UTC Holocaust Lecture

Shoah in the Shtetl: UTC Holocaust Lecture

Jeffrey Veidlinger, University of Michigan

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

5:00 PM

More info here

Whose Streets? poster

Whose Streets?

UTC Visual History Film Screening with the Filmmaker Sabaah Folayan

Monday, February 19, 2018

5:00 p.m.

More info here.

Lincoln Park poster

Lincoln Park, Chattanooga - Student Films

Monday, January 22, 2018, 5:30 PM

Watch the films here

What Tomorrow Brings - Film Screening

What Tomorrow Brings - Film Screening

Go inside the first girls' school in a small Afghan village

Sponsored by the UTC History Club

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 6:00 PM

More on the film here

The Reconstruction Era

The Reconstruction Era - A Panel Discussion

Monday, November 1, 7:00pm

More info here

A Stranger in my Homeland Screening

A Stranger in my Homeland - Screening with Filmmaker

A film by Chloe Traicos

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00 PM

Student Films about the Holocaust

Student Films about the Holocaust

UTC students in Germany and Poland

Friday, April 21, 2017, 5:00 PM

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Watch the films here

4th Annual Civil War Era Lecture

4th Annual Civil War Era Lecture

Dying to Be Free: The Health Conditions of Formerly Enslaved People During the Civil War and Reconstruction

With Jim Downs of Connecticut College

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:30 PM

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Hunting Ground

Hunting Ground

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Film Screening

Thursday, April 13, 6:00 PM

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MLK Historical Walking Tour

MLK Historical Walking Tour

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 4:30 PM

Starts at Union Depot Historical Marker across from the Read

Meeting location address: 158 W. MLK Boulevard

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Blood in the Water Lecture

Blood in the Water - The 1971 Attica Prison Uprising

The 4th Annual Africana Studies Lecture

With 2016 National Book Award finalist Heather Ann Thompson

Thursday, March 23, 5:30 PM

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Peace Unveiled

Peace Unveiled

A documentary screening in celebration of Women's History Month

Presented by the History Club and the Multicultural Center

Thursday, March 9, 6:00 PM

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The Land Between Screening

The Land Between - A Film by David Fedele

UTC Visual History Film Screening with the Filmmaker

Tuesday, February 14, 5:00 PM

Free and open to all

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Mississippi: is this America? Screening

Mississippi: Is This America?

UTC History Club Black History Month Documentary Film Screening

In collaboration with the UTC Multicultural Center and the UTC Film Club

Thursday, February 9, 6:00 PM

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Righteous Transgressions: Women's Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right

Righteous Transgressions: Women's Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right

A Lecture by Prof. Lihi Ben Shitrit

Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Free and open to all

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Ten Little Known Facts about the Civil War in Chattanooga Lecture

Ten Little Known Facts about the Civil War in Chattanooga

A Lecture by Mr. Sam Elliott

Monday, November 14, 2016

Doors open at 6:30 PM; lecture begins at 7:00 PM

More Info: Facebook

Screaming Queens

Screaming Queens

A documentary screening sponsored by the UTC History Club and Spectrum

November 10, 2016, 5:30 PM

Screening followed by a discussion with UTC history professor Dr. William Kuby

The Youngest Children in Buchenwald

The Youngest Children in Buchenwald

2016 Holocaust Lecture

Julius Maslovat, child survivor of the Buchenwald and Bergen Belsen camps

Kenneth Waltzer, Professor of History Emeritus at Michigan State University and former Director of Jewish Studies

October 24, 2016, 5:30 PM

Free and open to all

Historical Tour of the Tennessee Riverfront with Maury Nicely

Historical Tour of the Tennessee Riverfront with Maury Nicely

Sponsored by the UTC History Club and Southern Adventist University

A beautiful and historic journey into the past of Chattanooga

October 13, 2016, 5:00-6:15 PM

Check out pictures of the event here

The U.S. and the World: Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election

The U.S. and the World: Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election

A Roundtable Discussion with UTC's History Faculty

October 5, 2016, 5:30 PM

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Bessie Smith Cultural Center

Third Annual African American History Event

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and American Immigration Policies

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and American Immigration Policies

Dr. Annie Tracy Samuel

Sponsored by the UTC History Club and Euphrates Chapter

January 25, 2016

Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation, and the U.S. Colored Troops

Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation, and the U.S. Colored Troops

2015-2016 Civil War Era Lecture

Dr. John David Smith

November 5, 2015

Return: Or How Does One Photograph an Absence?

Return: Or How Does One Photograph an Absence?

2015-2016 UTC Visual History Lecture

Sylvia De Swaan

October 12, 2015

Race and Rescue: The United States and the Refugee Crisis, 1933-1945

Race and Rescue: The United States and the Refugee Crisis, 1933-1945

2015 Holocaust Lecture

Dr. Barry Trachtenberg

September 10, 2015

The Cats of Mirikatani - A Film by Linda Hattendorf

The Cats of Mirikatani - A Film by Linda Hattendorf

2015 UTC Visual History Film Series

March 30, 2015

Stories of Sherman's March

Stories of Sherman's March

2015 UTC Civil War Era Lecture

Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin

January 21, 2015

Preserving Jewish Memory in Eastern Europe: Holocaust Education in the Twenty-First Century

Preserving Jewish Memory in Eastern Europe: Holocaust Education in the Twenty-First Century

2014 UTC Holocaust Lecture

Edward Serotta

October 14, 2014

Hollywood's Great War

Hollywood's Great War

A public lecture in observance of the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

Dr. Pearl James

October 6, 2015

Between Race and Nation Shirley Chisholm and National Politics

Between Race and Nation: Shirley Chisholm and National Politics

2014 UTC Black History Month Lecture

Dr. Anastasia Curwood

March 25, 2014

The Fate of the Hungarian Jewish Community during the Holocaust and after Liberation

The Fate of the Hungarian Jewish Community during the Holocaust and after Liberation

UTC Holocaust Lecture

Tamas Stark

February 24, 2014

Eastern Europe in Transition

Eastern Europe in Transition

2014 UTC Visual History Film Series

January 23, February 3, & March 27, 2014

If There is a Worse Place than Hell, I Am in it - Abraham Lincoln

If There is a Worse Place than Hell, I Am in It - Abraham Lincoln as a War Leader

A Lecture by Dr. Stephen Berry

November 6, 2013

The Second World War and the Holocaust - New Perspectives

The Second World War and the Holocaust - New Perspectives

2013 UTC Visual History Film Series

January 28, February 26, & March 26, 2013

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