Lecture

Lunchtime Time Machine

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series, "Who Opened the U.S.-Mexican Border?," features Cindy Hahamovitch. Hahamovitch is the author of two books: The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 (1997) and the triple prize-winning No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor (2011). She teaches courses on U.S. history, immigration, food and power, the U.S. between 1945 and 1975, and labor history.

Free pizza will be served.

Ramsey Lecture: Rupert Nacoste

The 2018 Bernard B. Ramsey Lecture in Health Promotion and Behavior, "Getting Along on a Neo Diverse Campus," will be delivered by Dr. Rupert Nacoste, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University.

Reception and refreshments will follow in the MLC North Tower.

African Studies Institute Spring Lecture

The African Studies Institute presents the 2018 Spring Lecture on Thursday, March 29 at 8am in the UGA Special Collections Library Auditorium on North Campus. African Philosopher Alloy S. Ihuah will present this year’s inaugural lecture, “MADIBAISM: An African Leadership Philosophy of the New Past and the Old Future.” The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Donald L. Hollowell Lecture

Civil rights trailblazer Maria Varela was the first Latina to document through the camera lens the civil rights struggles of people in the rural South and Southwest. A community organizer who worked for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, her pictures and powerful narrative stories give an insider’s view of efforts to empower African-Americans and Latinos. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, and her photos have been featured at the Smithsonian Institution and elsewhere.

Lunch Time Time Machine

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series, "Why Did So Many Crossdressers Fight in the American Civil War?," features doctoral candidate Kate Dahlstrand. Dahlstrand won this year's graduate student competition in the Lunch Time Machine guest speaker contest. A veteran herself, she is currently teaching a course on the history of American veterans.

Free pizza will be served.

 

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