In this article in the Chronicle Review, the book-review companion to the Chronicle of Higher Education, UT Knoxville history professor Robert J. Norrell discusses his book Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington.
Award-winning poet Frank X. Walker and the Affrilachian Poets visit the UT Knoxville, campus next week to read from their recent works. Founded in the early 1990s, the group is made up of Appalachian poets of African descent. The reading begins at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, in the Black Cultural Center, rooms 103-104,
John Demos of Yale University will discuss the “Heathen School,” a remarkable missionary effort in the early 19th century, when he presents the 2009 Milton Klein Visiting Scholar Lecture on March 11 at UT Knoxville. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4:30 p.m. in room 103 of the Howard
The College of Architecture and Design has invited several nationally and internationally prominent architects, designers, historians and theorists to present their work as part of the Robert B. Church III Memorial Lecture Series this semester. The series continues this Thursday and Friday, March 5-6, with Juhani Pallasmaa, a world-renowned Finnish theorist and architect.