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Dr. Michael Hall Wins Award

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hall for winning the Association of Global South Studies 2021 Presidential Award. The award recognizes Dr. Hall’s long service to the association.

Georgia Southern University History Professor and Students Invited to Speak at the Jepson Center.

The Jepson Center For the Arts recently launched an exhibit of William O. Golding’s maritime art. Golding was an African American seaman from Savannah who traveled the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. When Golding returned to Savannah he produced over 100 works or art depicting ports he visited during his career. […]

Georgia Southern University History and Anthropology Students Featured in WTOC News Story

Students in Dr. Kurt Knoerl’s Maritime Archaeology class are surveying five sites related to African American / Gullah Geechee history this semester. WTOC visited one of those sites, the Savannah Ogeechee canal’s lock #4 and interviewed Dr. Knoerl about the project. You can watch the story here: https://www.wtoc.com/2022/02/28/georgia-southern-students-research-maritime-sites/?fbclid=IwAR3pBis2NOEf30UVLMoCflem5UJPC7YCyKaeT-icW_EfXqgj_a8VFhqx-oY