History Department
History Department

Celebrate the 130th Anniversary of the UT History Department!

Sat, November 10, 2018 | Garrison Hall

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the Department of History's 130th Anniversary! Activities include lectures delivered by UT History faculty, a faculty book exhibit, an exhibit on historical research curated by UT History graduate students, and several faculty-led campus tours.

9:45-10:45am | Faculty Lectures

“Teaching the Crusades: Modern Interpretations of Medieval Wars”
by Martha G. Newman, GAR 0.128

“Psyche and Soul in America: Religion and Therapy in the Post-World War II Era"
by Robert H. Abzug, GAR 1.126

“From Selma to Ferguson: The Civil Rights Movement in the Age of MLK and Obama”
by Peniel E. Joseph, GAR 2.112

"Popular Myths about the Famous Mr. Einstein"
by Alberto A. Martínez, GAR 3.116

11:00am-12:00noon | Faculty Lectures

"Hiroshima-Nagasaki, the Holocaust and the Question of Moral Equivalence”
by Michael B. Stoff, GAR 0.128

“Why Didn’t the CIA Prevent Castro Communism in Cuba?”
by Jonathan C. Brown, GAR 1.126

“The Vietnam War: What We’ve Learned in Recent Years”
by Mark Atwood Lawrence, GAR 2.112

“Austin Women Activists Oral History Project: How UT Women Shaped History
in the ‘60s and ‘70s and Undergraduates of Today Recorded It”

by Laurie B. Green, GAR 3.116

1:15-3:30pm | Campus Tours

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History (1:15-2:15pm)
by Margaret Schlankey, Briscoe Center, and Maria Hammack
Meet in Briscoe Center main lobby, 2300 Red River St. (map), at 1:15

Public Art on Campus (1:30-3:30pm)
by Joan Neuberger, Meet in GAR 1.134, at 1:30pm

The Art of the Spanish Americas Galleries at the Blanton Museum of Art (1:30-2:30pm)
by Susan Deans-Smith, Meet in GAR lobby, near 1.102, at 1:30pm

Panel Discussion

Undergraduate Research Projects (1:30-2:30)
Featuring Mickey Lanning, Elizabeth A. Jones, and Katherine Rickert.
Chaired by Denise A. Spellberg, GAR 1.126

Adventures in the Archives: Graduate Work at UT (2:45-3:45)
Featuring Ph.D. Students in the History Program:
Sandy Chang, John Lisle, Ernesto Mercado-Montero, and Nakia D. Parker
Chaired by Jacqueline Jones, GAR 1.126

10:00am - 3:00pm | Remember Garrison

An opportunity to share, record, and archive your memories of Garrison Hall!
GAR 1.106A

9:00am - 4:00pm | Exhibits

- History Faculty Book Publications, GAR 1.102
- History Research Projects, GAR 1.122

Garrison Hall (GAR) is located at 128 Inner Campus Drive, about 50 yards southeast of the Tower on the Main Mall. Find us on Google Maps, or at https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/history/contact-us.php. Nearby parking is available in the Conference Center Garage (CCG) at 1900 University Ave. (info) and the San Antonio Garage (SAG) at 2420 San Antonio St. (info). Additional info: Garage parking, and daily rates.

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