History

Sewanee’s history professors reflect diverse approaches to the study of the past with concentrations in the history of women, medieval Europe, Russia, Southern Africa, Latin America and the colonization of the Americas, 19th- and 20th-century popular culture, politics and the military, African Americans, and economics and society during and after the Reconstruction, among others.

News

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Pioneering historian Catherine Clinton to present Goodstein Lecture on Southern women
March 7, 2017
Historian Catherine Clinton will present the 18th annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women’s History at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Gailor Auditorium. Her talk on Southern women will be followed by a reception, and the public is invited.
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Sewanee hosts “Incorporating Equality: The First 150 Years of the Fourteenth Amendment”
August 31, 2016
In September, Sewanee will host a symposium marking the 150th anniversary of Tennessee’s landmark approval of the Fourteenth Amendment.
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The History Brown Bag Luncheon Series - slavery: integral to early capitalism?
January 19, 2016
Conversations Beyond the Classroom - Don't miss this great opportunity to talk together about what it means to make History at Sewanee.
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