By tracing the movement of people through the South in the eras of slavery, segregation, and the present, Edward Ayers will tell the story of Southern history over two centuries.
Two staff members in the Department of History, both of whom lost their military sons in Iraq, were among the Gold Star families invited to the White House.
The Knoxville National Cemetery has served as the final resting place for many local veterans from every US conflict since the Civil War—including UT’s General Robert Neyland.
Vejas Liulevicius spoke with WBIR about detailing the lives of Knoxville veterans thanks to an award from the Veterans Legacy Program.
What does tenure mean to UT faculty? Tenure means protection for faculty to do their job, according to UT history professor Monica Black in a recent letter to the News Sentinel editor.
A team of UT scholars is researching the stories of veterans interred at Knoxville National Cemetery.
The role of the Tennessee frontier in the revolutionary founding of the nation will be the topic of an inaugural symposium April 21.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany’s main newspaper for international affairs coverage, interviewed history professor Vejas Liulevicius about the March 1918 Treaty of Brest Litovsk.
Daniel Feller, a professor of history, spoke with Courthouse News about how government norms change over time, which sometimes makes it difficult to assess the viability of claims made by politicians in power.
Julie Reed, associate professor of history, spoke with Voice of America about a new exhibit at the American Indian Museum that explores the use of American Indian imagery over the years.
The politics of white identity have resurfaced in recent years in our national discourse and on college campuses.
WBIR was on hand to cover the second Knoxville Women’s March, which drew 14,000 to downtown on January 21. UT history professor Lynn Sacco said that women have been marching since the 20th century.