News & Updates
Tinaye Gibbons, a recent UWG graduate, will continue her study of public history and cultural heritage in one of the most storied institutions, cities, and nations in the world as an alternate in the coveted Fulbright Program’s most competitive scholarship, the Ireland Study/Research grant.
The Invisible Histories Project and the University of West Georgia’s Department of Art, History and Philosophy announced the recent archival donation of items from Gerald Bostock, the plaintiff in the Bostock v. Clayton County Supreme Court case.
UWG Takes Over ‘The Academic Minute’: History Professor Explores Women’s Lives in Sex Industry After WWII
During World War II, concerns about venereal disease led military officials and public health reformers to conduct a national campaign in the U.S. to close down red-light districts. In the 1940s and 1950s, however, the commercial sex market rebounded. UWG's Dr. Stephanie Chalifoux has conducted in-depth research on the lives of women in the commercial sex industry during this period.