intimacy · race · southern history

intimacies conference a success

Just returned home – and in a hurry so as to avoid the A-Day traffic – from the “Black/White Intimacies: Reimagining History, the South, and the Western Hemisphere” symposium in Hotel Capstone at the University of Alabama. It was so wonderful listening to scholars address the difficult issue of intimacy and race. The program is… Continue reading intimacies conference a success

alabama · books · southern history

Great author Meet & Greet at Tuscaloosa bookseller

Hilary Green, Assistant Professor, Gender and Race Studies, and I had a great time at Ernest and Hadley Booksellers in Tuscaloosa, AL. Indeed, today’s Author Meet and Greet at the new indie bookstore in Tuscaloosa went well. It was so good seeing so many of our colleagues, among them Susan Reynolds, Associate Editor of Alabama… Continue reading Great author Meet & Greet at Tuscaloosa bookseller

higher education · southern history

so much through which to sort

It’s Sunday and I’m back at it. Here in Tuscaloosa, we sprint toward the end of the semester (thankfully, with an extra hour of sleep). I do as much shortly after returning from the Southern Historical Association (SHA) meeting alternately energized and reflective about so much, but above all, how so much of what happens… Continue reading so much through which to sort