Emancipation

Dr. Kristopher Teters to Speak on “An Army of Liberation: How Western Union Officers Carried out and Felt about Emancipation during the Civil War”

Please join us on February 27, at Noon, to welcome Dr. Kristopher Teters for his lunch talk, “An Army of Liberation: How Western Union Officers Carried out and Felt about Emancipation during the Civil War.” Dr. Kristopher Teters earned his Ph.D. in 2012 at The University of Alabama, working with Dr. George Rable. The focus […]

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Dr. Celso Castilho – “Slave Emancipation and the Transformations in Political Belonging in Nineteenth-century Brazil”

Dr. Celso Castilho, Assistant Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, will deliver a lecture, titled “Slave Emancipation and the Transformations in Political Belonging in Nineteenth-century Brazil,” on Thursday, October 20, from 4-6pm in The Anderson Room (3125 Ferguson Center). Dr. Castilho is the author of Slave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political Citizenship (2016), and […]

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