CFP: Louisiana Historical Association's Hugh F. Rankin Prize for Best Unpublished Essay by a Graduate Student

The Hugh F. Rankin Prize is awarded each year to the graduate student in history who submits the best unpublished article-length essay in Louisiana history or a related topic.

This prize honors Dr. Hugh F. Rankin (1913-1989), longtime LHA member and mentor to many current LHA members. Rankin, a WWII veteran, was a member of the History Department of Tulane University from 1957 until 1983. He was especially noted for his work with graduate students and for his service to the Southern Historical Association.

Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Seminar with Prof. Elizabeth Ellis (Princeton University): Thurs, Feb. 9, at 7 pm EST

Dear Colleagues,

This Thursday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 8:30 pm EST, the University of Utah and BYU's Rocky Mountain Seminar in  Early American History (RMSEAH) will be featuring Prof. Eliziabeth Ellis, an asistant professor of Indigenous American history at Princeton Universtiy.

Author Interview--Clayton J. Butler (True Blue) Part 1

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Clayton J. Butler to talk about his new book, True Blue: White Unionists in the Deep South during the Civil War and Reconstruction, published by the Louisiana State University Press in April 2022.

Clayton J. Butler is a Marketing and Sales Associate at the University of Virginia Press and a previous postdoctoral fellow at the Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

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