Sewanee's history department offers a wide variety of courses dealing with the history of women and gender, Medieval Europe, Russia, the Middle East, East Asia, Southern Africa, Latin America and the colonization of the New World, 19th- and 20th-century pop culture, African Americans in America, and economics and society in the United States during and after Reconstruction.
16th annual Anita Goodstein Lecture “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks”
February 28, 2014
Jeanne Theoharis of the City University of New York will give the 16th annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women’s History. Theoharis is the author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Beacon Press, 2013).
The Clash of the Empires - DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF INCLEMENT WEATHER THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED
January 13, 2014
Everyone is invited to Gailor Auditorium to attend a lecture by Dr. John Steinberg, Professor and Chair of History, at Austin Peay State University titled, "When War Plans Fail: France, Germany, and Russia in August 1914 - The Clash of Empires."
Professor Levine Interviewed on the Legacy of Nelson Mandela
December 9, 2013
On December 6, 2013, Professor Roger S. Levine was interviewed by national AP writer Jesse Washington on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, and the lack of similar figures on today's world stage.