Bill Mercer was recently interviewed for the Public Radio Exchange program Your Weekly Constitutional. Broadcast on many public radio stations across the country, the show airs in Knoxville tonight on WUOT 2, at 7 PM, and can be heard in podcast form at your leisure:
UT History’s Dr. Lynn Sacco teaches “Dolly’s America,” a class focusing on identity in Appalachia. Most recently, her course has been featured in the New York Times. In addition, a number of other media outlets including Rolling Stone, Country Living, and the Knoxville News Sentinel have also profiled the course. Congratulations to Dr. Sacco!
UT’s scholars at the Polk Papers have been featured by Tennessee Today. Click the link below to learn more about President Polk and the origins of current US-Mexico border.
UT’s very own Dr. Ernie Freeberg and Dr. Vejas Liulevicius discuss the impact of World War I on our current society in a recent story published by Tennessee Today. The two history professors discuss everything from geopolitics to fashion and language as they highlight the importance of World War I as a lens to understanding our world today. Find a link to the article here.