Professor of English and African American studies Valerie Babb has been named director of the Institute for African American Studies in the Franklin College:
“The IAAS is one of UGA’s premier units for...
One of the Franklin College's distinguished experts on the Civil War will be featured at an event for DC-area alumni on Feb. 7. The lecture will focus on the Lincoln Marriage:
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host a history lecture in Washington, D.C. on February 7. The lecture, entitled "Inside the White House 1861-1865: The Lincoln Marriage During the Civil War," will be given by UGA associate history professor Dr. Stephen Berry....
I was thinking about the upcoming Martin Luther King Holiday on my walk in this morning, how the Civil Rights Era in the U.S. can sometimes seem distant, abstract and merely iconic. But it is so much more than that. The principles for which people fought, marched and died continue to impact us in very real ways.