The History Department hosts several annual lecture series and events, including the Holocaust, Visual History, and Civil War Lectures; an Alumni & Friends event; and events sponsored by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta.

Upcoming Events

Information about upcoming events will be posted here.

Past Events

image thumbnail

Third Annual African American History Event

May 10, 2016 -- 6:00-7:30 pm -- Bessie Smith Cultural Center

More Information 

image thumbnail

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and American Immigration Policies

Dr. Annie Tracy Samuel

Sponsored by the UTC History Club and Euphrates Chapter

January 25, 2016

image thumbnail

Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation, and the U.S. Colored Troops

2015-2016 Civil War Era Lecture

Dr. John David Smith

November 5, 2015

image thumbnail

Return: Or How Does One Photograph an Absence?

2015-2016 UTC Visual History Lecture

Sylvia De Swaan

October 12, 2015

image thumbnail

Race and Rescue: The United States and the Refugee Crisis, 1933-1945

2015 Holocaust Lecture

Dr. Barry Trachtenberg

September 10, 2015

image thumbnail

The Cats of Mirikatani - A Film by Linda Hattendorf

2015 UTC Visual History Film Series

March 30, 2015

image thumbnail

Stories of Sherman's March

2015 UTC Civil War Era Lecture

Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin

January 21, 2015

image thumbnail

Preserving Jewish Memory in Eastern Europe: Holocaust Education in the Twenty-First Century

2014 UTC Holocaust Lecture

Edward Serotta

October 14, 2014

image thumbnail

Hollywood's Great War

A public lecture in observance of the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

Dr. Pearl James

October 6, 2015

image thumbnail

Between Race and Nation: Shirley Chisholm and National Politics

2014 UTC Black History Month Lecture

Dr. Anastasia Curwood

March 25, 2014

image thumbnail

The Fate of the Hungarian Jewish Community during the Holocaust and after Liberation

UTC Holocaust Lecture

Tamas Stark

February 24, 2014

image thumbnail

Eastern Europe in Transition

2014 UTC Visual History Film Series

January 23, February 3, & March 27, 2014

image thumbnail

If There is a Worse Place than Hell, I Am in It - Abraham Lincoln as a War Leader

A Lecture by Dr. Stephen Berry

November 6, 2013

image thumbnail

The Second World War and the Holocaust - New Perspectives

2013 UTC Visual History Film Series

January 28, February 26, & March 26, 2013