This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Susan Mattern. Professor Mattern’s most recent book, The Prince of Medicine, is a social-historical biography of the ancient physician Galen, and she is currently working on a global history of menopause.
This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Steve Soper. Professor Soper teaches the second half of the western civ survey and courses on modern Europe, Italy, and microhistory. He is working on a new book about political prisoners in southern Italy on the eve of Italian unification.
Baruch College historian Elizabeth Heath will give a lecture entitled: "Crafting Cultural Commodities in a Global Age: Market Regulation, Empire, and the Struggle to Defend “French” Wine in the Early Twentieth Century"
A native of Eatonton, Walker is the author of seven novels, including "The Color Purple," for which she became the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize.
Walker has been designated the Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding.
Walker will give a talk and read from her literary works in this keynote Delta Chair event. The event free and open to the public, and seating is general admission.
Overflow seating with a live video stream will be available nearby. Parking is available in the UGA North Campus Parking Deck on Jackson Street.
Alice Walker, a native of Eatonton, Georgia, will visit the UGA campus Oct. 14 through Oct. 15. Walker is the author of novels, including The Color Purple, Meridian, and The Third Life of Grange Copeland, books of poetry and essays, and seminal collections of short stories, You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down and In Love and Trouble.
Author and poet Jennifer Moxley will read from her work at Cine. Moxley is the author of six books of poetry, a book of essays, and a memoir. In addition, she has translated three books from the French. Her poems have been included in two Norton Anthologies, Postmodern American Poetry and American Hybrid.
Prof. McCaskill will discuss and read from her book, Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery: William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory (UGA Press, May 2015). This event takes place in downtown Athens at Cine, 234 West Hancock Avenue, Athens, GA 30601. Free and open to the public. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.