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“James Baldwin and the Civil War Centennial, Fifty Years Later” Tuesday, October 5, 7pm Huntington Library, Overseers Room You’re invited to join us for this Past Tense lecture with historian and Huntington Fellow David Blight.
Narrative threads: reading, writing, talking after the conference is over Continue reading
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s recent article in Perspectives provoked a fairly strong response in me. Her experiences as a mother and graduate student strike close to home, particularly because she’s been a mentor and role model. And her use of poetry … Continue reading
This week I had the opportunity to present my research to a Civil War Roundtable, one of the dozens of such groups around the country that regularly gather non-academics to learn more about Civil War sites and battlefields and share … Continue reading
The China Beat blog, despite being completely outside my field, is one of my favorite history-themed blogs. The engaging mix of articles keeps me thinking and learning more about China than I ever knew I wanted to. Of particular interest … Continue reading
Just for the record, I’d like you to know that I danced plenty in high school, thank you very much. With that off my chest, I do hope that you’ll take a moment to tune in to Patty’s reading of … Continue reading