College of Liberal Arts

Celebrate the 130th Anniversary of the UT History Department

Saturday Nov 10, 2018 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM | Garrison Hall

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. Details and registration coming soon!

9:45-10:45am | Faculty Lectures

“Teaching the Crusades: Modern Interpretations of Medieval Wars”
by Martha 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 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 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 Green, GAR 3.116


[12:00noon-1:30pm: Break]

1:30-3:30pm | Campus Tours

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
by Ben Wright

Public Art on Campus
by Joan Neuburger

The Spanish American Galleries at the Blanton Museum of Art,  (1:30-2:30pm)
by Susan Deans-Smith

1:30-2:30pm | Panel Discussion

Undergradute Research Panel
Featuring Anton D. Ermakov, Elizabeth A. Jones, and Katherine Rickert.
Chaired by Denise A. Spellberg, GAR 1.122

2:45-3:45pm | Panel Discussion

Adventures in the Archives: Graduate Work at UT
Featuring Ph.D. Students in the History Program:
Sandy ChangJohn LisleErnesto Mercado-Montero, and Nakia D. Parker
Chaired by Jacqueline Jones, GAR 1.122

9:45am - 4:00pm | Exhibits

  • History Faculty Book Publications | GAR 1.102
  • History Research Projects | GAR 1.122
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