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Call for Articles, Book Reviews, & Historiographical Essay Submissions: Essays in History

Essays in History, the annual peer-reviewed journal of the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, is currently soliciting articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays for its fifty-second issue, to appear in the fall of 2018.

News: AHI Completes Catalogues of Eugene D. Genovese Slavery and Southern History Collection

Dear All, 

Many of you will be interested in this release from the Alexander Hamilton Institute about the library and correspondence of the late historian Eugene Genovese. Looks like another great project! 

Kind Regards, 

David Prior
Editor, H-Slavery
Assistant Professor of History, UNM

News: Remarks Delivered on the Occasion of the Unveiling of Historic Marker Commemorating the 1868 South Carolina Constitutional Convention

Dear All, 

I know some of you will be interested in the following comments from the unveiling of a historical marker in honor of the 1868 South Carolina Constitutional Convention, which was a political landmark in the history of the post-slavery United States. 

Kind Regards, 

David Prior
Editor, H-Slavery
Assistant Professor of History, UNM

African American Civil War Soldiers

We'd like to announce the launch of a new crowd-sourcing transcription project, African American Civil War Soldiers. We are building a comprehensive database of the estimated 200,000 soldiers who fought for their freedom in the American Civil War. We are currently transcribing the soldiers military records and hope to later include the pension records of surviving veterans.

TOC: Journal of American Culture (special issue on Slavery in the Contemporary Imagination)

H-Slavery subscribers may be interested in the March 2018 special issue of the Journal of American Culture, on Slavery and the Contemporary Imagination, edited by Janell Hobson and Jane Caputi. The full issue can be found at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jacc.2018.41.issue-1/issuetoc

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Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, “Black Lives Matter in History Too: Slavery, Memory, and the Haitian Revolution in Chris Rock’s Top Five

Madeleine's Children: Winner of the Pinkney Prize

I am pleased to announce that my book, Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies, is the 2017 recipient of the Society for French Historical Studies' Pinkney Prize for the best book in French history by a US or Canadian author.

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/madeleines-children-9780190233884?cc=us&lang=en&# 

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