The 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
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED, AS DR. ANDERSON HAS THE FLU. WE WILL POST THE RESCHEDULED TIME AS SOON AS IT IS ANNOUNCED.***
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: Crosland Library Tower - 7th floor