The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2019 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students, whose research focuses on Kentucky or larger regional-related topics – visit https://history.ky.gov/resources/catalogs-research-tools/ for more information on collections.
The Panel "New Approaches to the Long Tradition of US-Brazil Comparative Histories," sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Section at the Southern Historian Association, was a reminder of how important a transnational lens is to the study of the nineteenth century. The conversations about abolition, frontier expansion, and the movement of people were never confined to the limitations of a nation state.
SHA 2018 Report: “Northern Civilians and the Occupied Wartime Confederacy”
This panel at the 2018 Southern Historical Association demonstrated that there are more avenues for historians to unpack the meanings of Confederate defeat and the building of the Lost Cause. The panelists were Amy L. Fluker (University of Mississippi), Ann L. Tucker (University of North Georgia), and Sarah K. Bowman (Columbus State University).
How did African Americans and Southerners address the memory of Emancipation and contemplate freedom during Reconstruction? The answer, from Nicole Myers Turner, Caitlin Verboon, and Giuliana Perrone came in the form of political, social, and legal spaces.
Elusive Consensus? War Trauma and the American Civil War, at the Southern 2018
Slavery’s Science in an Emancipated World:
The traditional medium for most historians has always been, and cont