Episode 44: Dr. Karen L. Cox on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting faculty Dr. Karen L. Cox at the 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.” Karen L. Cox is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the founding director of the graduate public history program. She is the author of two…

Episode 43: Dr. Alex Byrd on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting faculty Dr. Alexander X. Byrd at the 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.”Dr. Byrd is an associate professor of History at Rice University. His area of expertise is Afro America, especially black life in the Atlantic world and the Jim Crow South. Visit imperfectpastinstitute.org…

Episode 42: Dr. David Blight on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting scholar Dr. David Blight at the Georgia Historical Society’s 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.” Dr. Blight is Yale University‚Äôs Class of 1954 Professor of American History. He is also the Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and…

Episode 41: Dr. E.M. “Woody” Beck on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting scholar Dr. E.M. “Woody” Beck at the Georgia Historical Society’s 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.” Dr. Beck is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on the racial violence in the American…