Harvard University Professor David Armitage will take a fresh look at the American Declaration of Independence when he visits UT to deliver the annual Milton M. Klein Lecture.
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History Professor Dan Feller will be on television twice in the next ten days — once as part of C-SPAN’s Lectures in History series and once on the popular cable TV program Who Do You think You Are?
Robert Glaze follows Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s path through North Carolina.
Partnering to Improve History Teaching in East Tennessee is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. Through class visits, teaching workshops, field trips, and collaboration with the East Tennessee Historical Society on National History Day, faculty provide content enrichment for history teachers, along with shared, mutually beneficial discussions about teaching methods.
About 370 middle and high school students will be on campus Thursday, March 6, to test their historical IQ during the annual East Tennessee History Day.
UT history professors will share their research and knowledge with high school history teachers in a half-day program of lectures and conversation.
A book by Jay Rubenstein, Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor of History, was interviewed by Bloomberg View about his book that covers the First Crusade. The article said the book, entitled Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse, has topical importance since some have criticized U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent prayer-breakfast
As a member of the pioneering generation of black women historians at the nation’s historically white colleges and universities, Cynthia Griggs Fleming made a career out of making history. The professor emerita of history has had a life of firsts. She spoke with WBIR-TV’s Robin Wilhoit about being a civil rights pioneer.
As a member of the pioneering generation of black women historians at the nation’s historically white colleges and universities, Cynthia Griggs Fleming made a career out of making history. During Black History Month, colleagues of the professor emerita will honor her work at UT as well as the trails she blazed as a civil rights pioneer.
A recorded lecture course by History Professor Vejas Liulevicius will be offered as part of Virgin America’s in-flight entertainment, beginning February 1. Liulevicius’s lecture, Becoming a Spy; from the course Espionage and Covert Operations: A Global History, is one of thirteen that will be offered from The Great Courses. The free lectures range in topic from cooking tips to