Spring 2019 Speakers Series

Logo for the spring 2019 School of History and Sociology speakers seriesThe School of History and Sociology presents the spring 2019 speakers series.  All talks are Mondays from 4:00 - 5:30 PM in room 104 of the Old Civil Engineering Building, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

January 14, 2019

Photo of Dr. Carol Anderson, Emory University
Carol Anderson, Ph.D.
Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies, Emory University

"One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy"
LOCATION: Stephen C. Hall Building, Room 102  

January 28, 2019

Photo of Dr. Wendy Fu, Emory University
Wendy Fu, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor, Department of Russian and East Asian Language Cultures, Emory University
"A Technological Culture of Soy in Early Twentieth Century China"

February 11, 2019

Photo of Dr. Sarah Barnes, Georgia Tech
Sarah Barnes, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Fellow in Sports, Society, and Technology, School of History and Sociology, Georgia Tech
"'Sleep Performance is the New Performance': Examining the Rise of a Promotional Sleep Culture in High Performance Sport"

February 21, 2019 (Thursday) – Black History Month Guest Speaker

Photo of Dr. Danielle McGuire, Organization of American Historians
Danielle McGuire, Ph.D. 
Distinguished Lecturer, Organization of American Historians
"Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and the Radical Roots of the #MeToo Movement" 
TIME: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
LOCATION:  Clary Theater, Bill Moore Student Success Center

March 13, 2019 (Wednesday) – Women’s History Month Speaker

Photo of Dr. Kalindi Vora, University of California, Davis
Kalindi Vora, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, U.C., Davis and Director of the Feminist Research Institute
“Life Support: Biocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor”
TIME: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Stephen C. Hall Building, Rm. 102

March 25, 2019

Photo of Dr. Matt Hild, Georgia Tech
Matt Hild, Ph.D. 
Instructor of History, School of History and Sociology, Georgia Tech
"Arkansas's Gilded Age: The Rise, Decline, and Legacy of Populism and Working-Class Protest"

April 8, 2019

Photo of Dr. Mark Souther, Cleveland State University
Mark Souther, Ph.D.
Professor of History and Director of the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities
Cleveland State University
“Mobilizing History: Reflections on a Decade of Digital Humanities Practice on Two Continents”
LOCATION: Stephen C. Hall Building, Rm. 102

Questions about the HSOC Spring 2019 Speakers Series?

Email Dr. Jennifer Singh