Visiting scholar Greg Grandin will discuss slavery in novelist Herman Melville’s America when he delivers the annual Milton M. Klein Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20.
Two UT projects, led by professors Stuart Brotman and Bruce Tonn, were selected for the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for the fall 2017 semester.
Michael Knight, professor in the Department of English, received highly positive reviews for his book Eveningland in the New York Times.
UT’s Center for the Study of War and Society will remember the legacies of World War I with a series of events this spring. Programming includes two talks April 6 at the Blount County Public Library and an April 7 program at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is partnering with the UT Center for the Study of War and Society to host a First Friday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 7. The open house is in honor of the World War I centenary and will focus on WWI objects in the museum’s collections.
UT’s Department of History will host a symposium Monday, April 10, exploring the history and future of intellectual autonomy on college campuses. The event, which will feature a panel of faculty members from various UT departments, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the College of Law Auditorium, Room 132. It is free and open to the public.
Mark Littmann, professor and Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing, will present “Totality: The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, April 7.
Christine Nattrass, assistant professor of physics, will present “Recreating the Big Bang at the Large Hadron Collider” on Saturday, April 8, at Saturday Morning Physics.
A UT professor of mathematics who is a passionate advocate for women and other underrepresented groups in STEM fields has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference. Suzanne Lenhart was honored with the 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award, the SEC announced this week.
Physics Professor Robert Grzywacz was among the scientists invited to Nashville March 27 for recognition of their research adding tennessine to the periodic table of elements.