alabama · American History · antebellum · public history

space matters…tonight

Geeked about the unveiling of the “Space Matters” digital installation this evening at the University of Alabama Gorgas’ House Museum & welcoming The New York Times bestselling author Dolen Perkins-Valdez, our keynote speaker. She will be touring UA with my cherished colleague Dr. Hilary Green before her talk. Special thanks to many including my colleague Dr. John… Continue reading space matters…tonight

alabama · southern history

great trip to see pre-Civil War Tuscaloosa exhibit at Transportation Museum

The Antebellum America students had a splendid visit to the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum today. They saw an exhibit that puts on display what Tuscaloosa looked like before the Civil War. Katherine Richter Edge, the Director of the Museum, helped us see how power is in flux. This is the thesis for this course.… Continue reading great trip to see pre-Civil War Tuscaloosa exhibit at Transportation Museum

alabama · slavery

Book makes Alabama Heritage magazine

My husband walked into the house today with a heavy box from the University of Alabama Press. What was inside? Several copies of the Fall 2017 issue of Alabama Heritage magazine. Among the stories is an article I wrote. The article concerns the historical actors in Remember Me to Miss Louisa: Hidden Black-White Intimacies in Antebellum… Continue reading Book makes Alabama Heritage magazine