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Thavolia Glymph

Friday, May 2010:35 - 12:20 PM

Session 2

Slavery and Freedom

Thavolia Glymph is associate professor in the departments of History and African & African American Studies at Duke University and currently the John Hope Franklin Visiting Professor of American Legal History at Duke University Law School. A historian of the nineteenth century South, Glymph is the author of Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (Cambridge, 2008), for which she shared the 2009 Philip Taft Labor History Award and was a finalist for both the 2009 Frederick Douglass Book Prize. In 2014, she received the George and Ann Richards Prize for her article published in the Journal of the Civil War Era. Forthcoming works include Women at War (under contract with University of North Carolina Press); Black Women and Children Refugees: A History of War and Refugee Camps in the United States; and Playing “Dixie” in Egypt: Civil War Veterans in the Egyptian Army and Transnational Transcripts of Race, Nation, Empire and Citizenship, 1869-1878. Glymph is an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer and serves on numerous academic and professional committees.

AFFILIATION: Duke University