Have you found a hidden gem of a collection that you want to share with the world? Thinking of creative ways to actively engage your students in the work of history? Want to attract students to your department and develop… Continue Reading So, You Want to Create a Digital Project
The American Historical Association (AHA) is pleased to announce Allan Branstiter as one of the the winners of our 2016 AHA Today Blog Contest. Over the course of the summer, he will be writing for AHA Today about the archival… Continue Reading SCWH member Allan Branstiter wins 2016 AHA Today Blog Contest
By Codie Eash Businessman Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States by declaring, in part, what has become his campaign mantra: “We need…somebody that literally will take this country and make it great again.” Later in… Continue Reading Lincoln and the Rhetoric of American Exceptionalism
By Colin Woodward Every student of Lee knows that the general was born on January 19, 1807. Or was he? Check out Robert E. Lee’s entry at the Encyclopedia Virginia and you will find that the general’s birth date… Continue Reading Was Robert E. Lee Born on His Birthday?
March and April are a busy time of year for the John L. Nau III Center for the Study of the American Civil War. Here are some of the following events that members of Society of Civil War Historians may… Continue Reading Upcoming Events at the Nau Center for the Study of the American Civil War (UVA)