December 2, 2019
Today is Cyber Monday, the Monday following Thanksgiving, promoted by online retailers as a day for exceptional bargains. The College of Liberal Arts sat down with a history professor to discuss how technology shapes our views on shopping.
November 26, 2019
The longtime professor has been designated a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians for his scholarly works on labor history and baseball.
October 31, 2019
Halloween exists beyond symbols of “Boo!” and scary movies. Two professors in the College of Liberal Arts trace Halloween’s historical and cultural beginnings and explain the concept of “liminal spaces” in our world and that of the ancients.
October 25, 2019
October is National Book Month, and the College of Liberal Arts will be celebrating all month long! For our last feature we talked with historian Elizabeth Cobbs about the national conversation surrounding Harriet Tubman and why American history is needed now more than ever.
September 30, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15 each year. As we are in the middle of the month, it is important to remember what this month celebrates and how all histories should be shared.
September 26, 2019
Do you hear the shofar blast? From sundown September 29 to sundown October 1 marks the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. To celebrate these good tidings, the College of Liberal Arts sat down with three professors whose teaching focuses on the ever-expanding Jewish studies.
September 20, 2019
College of Liberal Arts professor Carlos Blanton was one of four faculty members named Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program fellows.
September 17, 2019
For Constitution Day, Elizabeth Cobbs, New York Times best-selling author of The Hamilton Affair, gives an inside look at the foundational, but little-known, role that Alexander Hamilton played in the creation of the U.S. Constitution.
September 16, 2019
Professor Carlos Blanton is stepping into a new role as the Head of the Department of History, and shares his unique perspective of studying history and why he aims to share the narrative of Mexican American history.
September 4, 2019
In Asian countries, many people wield umbrellas to protect them from the sun. American women used to as well – but then stopped.