Department of History

 
 
"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."  
Maya Angelou
 
 
Knowledge and awareness of history and society are important ingredients of a liberal education. The Department of History offers general courses for all students, a major and a minor in history, and preparation for students who plan to continue study at the graduate level, to teach history, or to enter related fields.
 

Our web site will introduce you to our faculty and staff, our courses, the requirements for a degree, and other information that can help you decide if you'd like to study history at USA. Please let us know if we can help by contacting us by phone or email.

 

Latest News

Department Newsletter Fall 2020

CAGE NAMED FACULTY FELLOW

December 2020  Dr. Claire Cage is one of 13 USA Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning Program Faculty Fellows.  The inaugural class of faculty fellows will work together to learn and redesign an academic course and/or a research project to help solve real-world issues locally in collaboration with community partners.   

KOZELSKY RECEIVES GRANT TO BUILD DIGITAL HISTORY LAB

December 2020 Dr. Mara Kozelsky received seed money from a U.S. Department Education Grant for a digital humanities project to build a digital history lab. The lab will allow the History Department to train our students to become leaders in the next era of the information age.

HISTORY DEPARTMENT COLLABORATES WITH HONORS COLLEGE

November 2020 A team at the University of South Alabama led by the Honors College, with collaborators from the Office of Community Engagement, African American studies program, department of history, and the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, received a renewal for its Delta Fellows program from the Jean O’Connor-Snyder Internship Program at the David Mathews Center for Civic Life. 

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Upcoming Events

 

Thavolia Glymph, Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Duke University will deliver the 2021 Stallworth Lecture on October 13.   Venue and Time will be announced at a later date.

 

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