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  • Carla Gerona Examines Disappearances on the Early American Borderlands

    November 28, 2017

    Borderland Narratives

    While many still describe the “shipwreck” and “enslavement” of Cabeza de Vaca as an epic story of an individual who overcame all odds to survive in unknown lands, Carla Gerona, associate professor of history in the School of History and Sociology, offers a new take in “Los Desaparecidos in the Gulf Coast and Early Texas Borderlands.”

  • Schneer Addresses British Academy on Centenary of Balfour Declaration

    November 7, 2017

    Jonathan Schneer

    Jonathan Schneer, professor in the School of History and Sociology, addressed the British Academy on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, a landmark document which committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people.”

  • Why the FBI Is on Your Campus

    October 17, 2017

    Gerhard John Krige
    In this article, Dr. John Krige explains why the FBI monitors some activities related to scientific research being conducted on college campuses.
  • Vince Lombardi Would Be Proud

    October 3, 2017

    Slate Article

    In the aftermath of protests by National Football League (NFL) players and the Green Bay Packers call for unity among their home town fans, Shaw Assistant Professor in Sports, Society, and Technology Johnny Smith writes about the legacy of Packers coach Vince Lombardi.

  • Dr. John Krige Organizes Workshop

    August 29, 2017

    Gerhard John Krige

    John Krige, along with Axel Jansen (German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.) and Jessica Wang (Department of History, University of British Columbia), is organizing a workshop in Vancouver on the theme ‘Empires of Knowledge.’

  • Smith Named to Inaugural Shaw Professorship In Sports, Society, and Technology

    June 20, 2017

    Johnny Smith

    The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved the creation of the Julius C. “Bud” Shaw Professorship in Sports, Society, and Technology. The board also approved the appointment of Johnny Smith, assistant professor in the School of History and Sociology, as the inaugural holder of the Shaw Professorship. 

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