Discussion Leaders

Week 3

Jan. 29    — Late Reconstruction, Southern White Violence, and the End of Reconstruction
Jan. 31     Memorializing the Fallen—Part One & Soldiers’ First Attempts to Remember the War

               Carly B. & Sean R.

Week 4 – Memorializing the Fallen—Part Two

Feb. 5     — Women and Memorials
Feb. 7     — Representing the War in Public Spaces

  Kayle P., Carly W., and Meghan O.

 

Week 5 – Rise of the “Lost Cause” and Northern Versions of the War in the Late Nineteenth Century — Feb. 12 & Feb. 14

Jason E., Hannah L., and Mary O.

 

Week 6 — The Literature of Reunion & Its Challengers around the Turn of the Century

Feb. 19 & 21

Carly B. & Ana Y.

 

Part II – Twentieth-Century Conflicts over the Meanings of the Civil War
Week 7 — Twentieth-Century Contested Images of the Civil War—Part One: Lincoln (& Lee) —   Feb. 26 & 28

 Kayle P., Matt A.

 

Week 8 – Twentieth-Century Contested Images of the Civil War—Part Two: Confederate Battle Flag — Mar. 12 & 14

Kelly F., Cameron F., Donald P.

 

Week 9 – Historiographical Changes: Rewriting the Civil War with Race and Gender

Mar. 19 & Mar. 21
George H. & Meghan O. 

 

Week 10 – Public Nostalgia and the Civil War: Reenactors, National Parks and Civil Wargasms  — Mar. 26 & 28

 Sean R., Hannah L., Matt A.

 

Week 11 – Movies and the Civil War – Apr. 2 & 4

George H., Mary O., Ana Y.

Week 12 – Fighting the Civil War Online — Apr. 9 & 11

 Donald P., Cameron F., Kelly F.

 

Week 13 – Remembering Battles: A Case Study of National Parks, Monuments, & Stories —         Apr. 16 & 18

 Brooke P., Jason E.

Week 14 – 150 Years of Civil War History and Memory – Apr. 23 & 25

Brooke P., Carly W.

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