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SCWH 2024

We are happy to offer this virtual exhibit page for The Society of Civil War Historians 2024 Conference.It includes the same titles that we are displaying at the conference. In… READ MORE

ALA 35th Annual Conference

We are happy to offer this virtual exhibit page for The American Literature Association 35th Annual Conference.It includes the same titles that we are displaying at the conference. In conjunction… READ MORE

Wild Spirits

Wild Spirits

By Jeffrey Anderson Jeffrey Anderson describes an unexpected personal encounter while conducting research in Haiti. Historical research is a lot like detective work. The historian investigates evidence without knowing for… READ MORE

Moncure Conway Rewrites the Past

Moncure Conway Rewrites the Past

By Frank Cirillo The author of The Abolitionist Civil War describes his efforts to separate fact from fiction in the autobiographical record of an antislavery activist. As a historian, I… READ MORE

Black Diasporic Literatures

Series Editor: Donavan L. Ramon, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Black Diasporic Literatures, a new book series from LSU Press, features innovative works of scholarship on the literatures and experiences of… READ MORE

Angels and Demons

Angels and Demons

By Robert Morgan The author of Fallen Angel: The Life of Edgar Allan Poe muses on the fascinating life of the beloved writer. Much we assume we know about Edgar… READ MORE

Jolly Ranchers, Taffies, and Receipts

Jolly Ranchers, Taffies, and Receipts

By Cassander L. Smith The author of Race and Respectability in an Early Black Atlantic on what inspired her latest monograph. I don’t remember my exact age or the year,… READ MORE

Remembering the Empire of Brutality

Remembering the Empire of Brutality

By Christopher Michael Blakley Through the brutal incident described in this blog post, Christopher Michael Blakley demonstrates the indirect ways enslaved people fought back against the dehumanization they experienced at… READ MORE