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Professor Joshua Rothman’s Washington Post Piece Explores the Historical Background of Attacks on the Press.

The following article by Dr. Joshua Rothman appears in the August 1, 2017 edition of the Washington Post.  “The constant churn among President Trump’s communications staff — including the abrupt ouster of Anthony Scaramucci, who days ago promised to bring “an era of a new good feeling” to press relations in his role as communications […]

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Professor Kathleen DuVal to Accept Deep South Book Prize and Speak on Independence Lost, February 15

On February 15, Kathleen DuVal, Professor of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will be speaking about her book, Independence Lost: Lives at the Edge of the American Revolution, winner of the 2016 Deep South Book Prize from the Summersell Center for the Study of the South. Focusing on the American Revolution as […]

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Dr. Joshua Rothman Embraces New Role as Department Chair

The History Department is pleased to announce our new Department Chair, Dr. Joshua Rothman. As Chair, he serves as the official liaison between the department and the university administration, assisting with schedule creation, budgeting, and communication between students, faculty, and the dean’s office. Dr. Rothman hopes to see the the undergraduate program expand during his […]

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Dr. Josh Rothman Appeared on NY Public Radio to Discuss New Insights in the History of American Slavery

Professor Josh Rothman, director of the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South, appeared recently on Albany, NY’s WAMC-FM to discuss how ads placed for the return of runaway slaves gives us a more complete picture of our history.   Text of the entire interview is available here.  

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Fashion Statement as Political Statement: The Antislavery Movement and “I Can’t Breathe”

Professor Joshua Rothman’s recent publication at WereHistory.org examines similarities between recent protests against police conduct and the antislavery movement. From Werehistory.org: Amidst the protest movement that has taken shape in the weeks since grand juries in Missouri and New York determined not to indict police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric […]

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