KNOXVILLE—Newly published letters of President James K. Polk shed light on slavery, race riots, and a global cholera pandemic that […]
Charles Sanft, professor and associate head of the history department, received the 2020 James Henry Breasted Prize for his second […]
Henry Bergh (in top hat) stopping an overcrowded horsecar, from Harper’s Weekly, Sept. 21, 1872. Library of Congress Ernest Freeberg, […]
This year, American pet owners will spend close to $100 billion on their pets, but these exorbitant spending habits have […]
Michael E. Woods takes the reins of the Papers of Andrew Jackson project this fall and looks forward to working […]
Dolly Parton’s America podcast received a prestigious Peabody Award, which recognizes stories notable for their excellence as well as their […]
The faculty in the UT Department of History are proud to announce this year’s winners of our undergraduate scholarships and awards.
Sara Ritchey, an associate professor in the Department of History, published a co-edited volume through Amsterdam University Press titled Gender, […]
Shellen Wu, an associate professor in the Department of History, received a one-year residential fellowship at the Institute of Advanced […]
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