The SCWH is hosting a Happy Hour at the SHA in Dallas for historians in the early stages of their careers. The event is sponsored by the University of North Carolina Press, with support from University of Arkansas Press and… Continue Reading SHA Happy Hour for Historians in the Early Stages of their Careers.
This week we share our first Field Dispatch from Dr. Hilary Green, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama. Her research and teaching interests include the intersections of race, class, and gender in African American history, the American Civil War,… Continue Reading Teaching Reconstruction: Some Strategies That Work by Hilary N. Green
Whenever I introduce myself in conversation as an “environmental historian,” many non-academics assume I write about environmentalism as a political movement or the history of environmental policy. It almost never helps to use the full title of my field of… Continue Reading Gone with the Land: Environmental History in Civil War and Reconstruction Classes by Erin Stewart Mauldin
Michael E. Woods, associate professor of history at Marshall University, has joined our team of Mustercorrespondents. He is the author of two books and several articles about politics in the antebellum period. Here he offers his first Field Dispatch. Let us… Continue Reading States’ Rights and Antislavery Activism by Michael E. Woods
Today, correspondent Nick Sacco shares his first Field Dispatch. Nick is a public historian working for the National Park Service as a Park Guide at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds a master’s… Continue Reading Public Iconography, Museum Education, and Reconstruction Era History by Nick Sacco