Antebellum

Department of History Faculty Appear on NPR Affiliates

Assistant Professors Bart Elmore and Sharony Green have each appeared on Wisconsin and Ohio NPR affiliate stations recently. On January 27, 2016, Dr. Green appeared on WVXU-FM, Cincinnati, OH to discuss the role that geography played in building antebellum Cincinnati’s population of mixed race peoples, which was the largest population of its kind outside the […]

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Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America: An Evening with Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Trudier Harris, Sharony Green, and Liza Ze-Winters

Black and white Southerners have “known” each other for centuries in ways not easily discussed. This conversation brings together four women scholars who have carefully addressed the subject of how these two groups have “intimately,” and not just sexually, encountered one another in complex ways before the Civil War and beyond. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of […]

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