Tag: Fall 2012

Rosa’s War: Enslaved Women & the Battle for Freedom & Democracy in the Civil War

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THAVOLIA GLYMPH
“‘Negro Outlaws’: Enslaved Women on the Home Front”
Tuesday, October 16, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
“‘Turned into the Streets’: Black Women and Children Refugees in the Civil War”
Wednesday, October 17, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
Open Seminar: “Freedom’s Price: The Historical Dilemma”
Thursday, October 18, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

THAVOLIA GLYMPH is Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and History at Duke University. Professor Glymph is the author of Out Of the House of Bondage: The transformation of the Plantation Household (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008) and several essays on slavery, emancipation and the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, economic history, and southern women. She is co-editor of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1861, ser. 1, vol. 1; The Documentary of History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, ser. 1, vol. 3; The Wartime Genesis of Free Labor: The Lower South and Essays on the Postbellum Southern Economy. Her current writing and research focuses on women in the Civil War, the geography of the plantation household and Civil War veterans in Egypt.

Co-sponsored by the History Department, the Afro-American Studies Department, and Global Studies. These events are part of the Emancipation Series, "How struggles over slavery have shaped our world." The entire line-up for the Emancipation Series can be seen here.

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