American History · teaching

live talk on Facebook this Tuesday about local history & my research

Looking forward to speaking to¬†Katherine Edge, Director of the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum and Brandon Thompson, Director of The Gorgas House Museum live for one hour beginning at 10am April 14 (this Tuesday) about my journey toward becoming a historian, engaging local histories and historical sites in my teaching, and my present research. Join… Continue reading live talk on Facebook this Tuesday about local history & my research

antebellum · archives · art · letters · teaching

taking it to the archive

I am so geeked today. My “Antebellum America” students and I will travel to the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library and to the Paul Jones Collection. Both are housed in our university’s Mary Harmon Bryant Hall. We have two goals. They will be invited to, first, think about how old letters and art are wonderful… Continue reading taking it to the archive