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2014 Conference on The Civil War

2014 Conference on The Civil War will be held October 9-10. The keynote address will be given by Charles D. Ross of Longwood University. His … [Read More...]


April 9, noon, Barnard Observatory---Jarod Roll, associate professor of history, discusses Working-Class Belief and the Creation of … [Read More...]

Chasing Ice

Environmental Film & Lecture Series

On February 19 at 7PM in the Overby Center Auditorium, acclaimed photographer James Balog‘s award-winning documentary, Chasing Ice, opens … [Read More...]

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LECTURE: Napoleon & the Biens Nationaux

The Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850 keynote address by Rafe Blaufarb, professor of history at Florida State University and … [Read More...]

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38th Annual Porter L. Fortune Jr. Symposium in conjunction with the Center for Civil War Research’s UM Conference on the Civil War

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The 18th Annual Lucy Somerville Howorth Lecture–Thursday, September 12

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2013 Gilder Jordan Lecture

Gilder-Jordan Lecture: Dr. Walter Johnson

The 2013 Gilder-Jordan Lecturer in Southern History is Dr. Walter Johnson of Harvard. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, September 18 … [Read More...]

Featured Publications

London by Robert O. Bucholz and Joseph P. Ward


The Making of a Patriot by Sheila Skemp


Political Leadership, Nations and Charisma Co-edited by Vivian Ibrahim

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A Laboratory of Liberty by Marc H. Lerner


At Home and Under Fire by Susan R. Grayzel


The West African Slave Plantation by Bashir Salau

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Flashes of a Southern Spirit by Charles Reagan Wilson


Writing Women’s History by Elizabeth Anne Payne


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