Lecture: Dr. Hilary Green
"The Hallowed Grounds Project: Slavery, Memory and Engagement at the University of Alabama," Dr. Hilary Green, associate professor of history and co-program director of African American Studies in the Department of Gender and Race Studies at the University of Alabama.
Green earned her Ph.D. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010, her M.A. in History from Tufts University in 2003 and her B.A. in History with minors in Africana Studies and Pre-Healing Arts in 1999. She is the author of Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890 (Fordham University Press, 2016). In early 2015, she developed the Hallowed Grounds Tour and Project that explores the slavery, the experiences of enslaved laborers and memory at the University of Alabama. She is currently developing a book manuscript on how everyday African Americans remembered and commemorated the Civil War.
Sponsored by the Carl and Sally Gable Fund for Southern History.
Monday, September 9 at 4:00pm
LeConte Hall, 101
250 Baldwin Street, Athens, GA 30602