Department alumnus Adam Petty (PhD 2018, MA 2014) has recently accepted a position as a Historian and Documentary Editor for the Joseph Smith Papers.
The Summersell Center and Director Dr. John Giggie sponsored the attendance of four undergraduate students at the Southern Historical Association‘s 2018 Conference in Birmingham, Alabama.
The department partnered with the University of Dresden to present the conference “Religious Life, Elites, and Medieval Culture.”
The Department of History was happy to host a Department Friends & Alumni Meet-Up for all attendees at the 2019 Southern Historical Association Conference in Birmingham last month.
The department was pleased to host Amy Murrell Taylor in November to give a talk on her new book, Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps.
Professor Gordon spoke at Pamplin Historical Park, where she discussed Confederate General George Pickett and his third wife, LaSalle Corbell Pickett, whose extensive writing about her late husband shaped his historical legacy in significant ways.
Dr. Tera Hunter, Edwards Professor of American History and Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, will deliver a public lecture on African America marriage in slavery and freedom on January 25, at 4:30 PM, in 30 ten Hoor Hall.
Please join us for an evening with Dr. Sarah Gardner, Professor of History at Mercer University, on Monday, January 28, 2019, from 5:00-6:30 PM in Gorgas 205.
Hear Elmore County School Superintendent Richard Dennis speak on how to turn your History and Education degree into a career in Administration and Politics.
Alumna of the History Department Rachel “Katie” Deale has left the familiar halls of ten Hoor for bigger and better things.