History & Geography, Department of

Announcement    Thursday, October 15, 2020
Elizabeth Swanson is the Mandell Family Foundation Senior Term Chair in Literature and Human Rights at Babson College and the author of Beyond Terror: Gender, Narrative, Human Rights (2007). An antislavery and social justice entrepreneur, she will speak about the plight of Pervis Payne, an African-American with an intellectual disability who is scheduled for execution in Tennessee in December. This will be a Zoom online lecture: Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. ET https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/95416309028...
Event    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Elizabeth Swanson is the Mandell Family Foundation Senior Term Chair in Literature and Human Rights at Babson College and the author of Beyond Terror: Gender, Narrative, Human Rights (2007). An antislavery and social justice entrepreneur, she will speak about the plight of Pervis Payne, an African-American with an intellectual disability who is scheduled for execution in Tennessee in December. This will be a Zoom online lecture. Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. ET https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/95416309028...
Announcement    Thursday, October 1, 2020
Historian Robert Chase, author of We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoner Rights in Postwar America (2020) and editor of Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Migration Detention, and Resistance (2019), will speak about mass incarceration in America Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 7- 8 p.m.  Dr. Chase teaches Post-1945 U.S.; civil rights law and politics; the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Chicano movements; prisons and policing; labor and working class;...
Event    Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Historian Robert Chase, author of We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoner Rights in Postwar America (2020) and editor of Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Migration Detention, and Resistance (2019), will speak about mass incarceration in America Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 7- 8 p.m. Dr. Chase teaches Post-1945 U.S.; civil rights law and politics; the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Chicano movements; prisons and policing; labor and working class;...
Announcement    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
The first Center for Georgia Studies lecture of the Spring Semester will be held Wednesday, March 4th at 4 pm in A&S Auditorium. Our speaker is Dr. Keri Leigh Merritt, an Independent Scholar and the author of Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South (Cambridge 2017).  Her lecture is entitled, "Reparations and the Need for a Third American Reconstruction."  It is free and open to the public.