Moreton named to Organization of American Historians

Posted 5 years 9 months ago

The accolades for Franklin College's Bethany Moreton continue to roll in:

Bethany Moreton, a University of Georgia associate professor of history and women's studies, was one of 25 professors nationwide selected this year to join the speaker's bureau of the Organization of American Historians, the largest...

Berry named Gregory Chair

Posted 5 years 9 months ago
Photo of Stephen Berry

Congratulations to associate professor of history, Stephen Berry:

Noted historian Stephen Berry has been named the inaugural holder of the Amanda and Greg Gregory Chair in the Civil War Era in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.


Image and Identity in the African Diaspora

Posted 5 years 11 months ago


The Institute for African American Studies and Lamar Dodd School of Art present a lecture by Cameron Van Patterson, Diasporic Imagination: Race, Difference, and Memory in Contemporary Art. The lecture will be on April 5 at 5 p.m. in room S150 of the school of art, with a reception immediately following. The lecture and reception are free and the public is invited to attend.

The jointly sponsored lecture will focus on the relationship between image and identity in the African diaspora and how the diasporic, or the dispersed group outside of its traditional homeland,...

On grammatical precision

Posted 6 years 3 weeks ago

To think clearly is to write clearly is to speak clearly. When it comes to the faltering standards of English language usage and practice, the evidence abounds and can seem overwhelming. All who engage as teachers, and at any level, really have their work cut out for them. All writers and speakers everywhere take their places on the front lines of this struggle simultaneously as well, providing examples for better and often worse. The importance of the power to say what you mean, to persuade, to re-enforce (not to mention to use poetry for higher ends) has remained constant. Meanwhile its...

Rosenbaum mural at the Russell Library, part 2

Posted 6 years 1 month ago

This video is from my second of three planned visits with Art Rosenbaum as he works to complete his mural at the new special collections library.