Episode 47: Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting scholar Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin at the Georgia Historical Society’s 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.” Anne Sarah Rubin is a Professor of History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she teaches courses on the Civil War, American South, and the Nineteenth…

Episode 46: Kevin Levin on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting scholar Kevin Levin at the Georgia Historical Society’s 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.” Kevin Levin is a public historian and former high school history teacher based in Boston, Massachusetts. He specializes in the history of the American Civil War and for the last…

Episode 45: Dr. Glenn T. Eskew on Teaching an Imperfect Past

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Interview with visiting scholar Dr. Glenn T. Eskew at the Georgia Historical Society’s 2017 NEH Summer Institute “Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public.” Dr. Eskew is Professor of History at Georgia State University where he teaches courses in southern history. His recent biography Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter for the World (Athens:…

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…