Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

The Association

Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

The Association

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The sixty-sixth annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association will be held Wednesday through Saturday, November 8-11, 2000, in Louisville, Kentucky, with the Galt House East Hotel serving as the headquarters hotel. The general session on Wednesday evening will be entitled "C. Vann Woodward (1908-1999): The Historian and His Work" with Sheldon Hackney presiding and Edward L. Ayers, Barbara J. Fields, Steven Hahn, Thomas C. Holt, and Louis D. Rubin Jr. serving as panelists.

The forty-five regular sessions will include Religion and the Revolution in the Upper South; Behind the Lines in the Urban Confederacy: Richmond, Knoxville, Mobile; Rethinking Cultural Identities in Central Europe; New Perspectives on the Black Working Class in the Jim Crow Era; The Image and Reality of Hell: War and Genocide in Twentieth-Century Germany; Geographies of Power: Vernacular Histories of Slavery; The Reforming and Reformed State in Nineteenth-Century Latin America; Inside the Juke Joint: Sound and Economy; Gender, Class, and Identity in the Old South: Schooling Ladies and Gentlemen; Citizenship and Nation in the Americas: The Kimberly S. Hanger Memorial Panel; Plantations and the Environment in Colonial British America; Propaganda, War, and Revolution: Conflict in Modern French History; Labor in Antebellum Virginia Cities; Wrestling with Biography; The Politics of Disease: Rural Life and Poor Southern Whites; Citizens' Devotion: The Complex Meanings of Loyalty and Service in the Civil War; The National Impact of Southern Women's Activism: Labor, Civil Rights, Women's Liberation, 1945-1970; Gender, Self-Image, and Politics in the Planter Class; Two Views of Tenancy in Revolutionary and Early National Maryland; After Cane Ridge: Revivalism's Legacy for the Old South; Latin America and the United States in the Twentieth Century; Manless Women in the South and Confederate Dead in the North: The Civil War, the State, and Social Responsibility; Great Powers and Small Powers: The Balkans Between the Wars; Racial Transformations and Southern Biography; African American Migration in the Formative Years; Crises of Conscience: Religion and Politics in Early Modern Europe; Local Struggles for Biracial Unionism in the Twentieth Century; Violating Boundaries: Sex, Race, and Patriarchy, 1790-1890; The Southern Homefront Under Attack; Reconstruction Terrorism: The Social Context of the Ku Klux Klan; Seeing Red: The Military, Politics, and Culture in the U.S.S.R. in the 1920s; Disfranchisement and the South; Politics versus History in the DDR; Confederate Symbols in the Past and Present; Remaking Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the South from Reconstruction to the Sixties; Workers and Disease in Sao Paul and Rio de Janeiro; Indians in the Early South; Historical Memory in the Era of the Civil Rights Movement; Veterans, Boosters, Workers, and Dixiecrats: Shaping the Postwar South; Insiders, Outsiders, Identity, and Antisemitism: Complicating the History of Jews and the Nineteenth-Century South; Grasping Gender Gaps: Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century British Women Abroad and at Home; Narratives of the Postwar South; Cultural Politics in Twentieth-Century Mexico: Rape Myths/Race Myths: Prostitution and Lynching in the New South; and Rethinking the Border in the Civil War: Nationalism and Identity on the Middle Ground. Also there will be a session on Saturday afternoon entitled History and Memory. In addition there will be three workshops: Interviewing and Job Strategies; Telling Stories about the Movement: The Contributions of Oral History in Scholarly and Public Portrayals of the Civil Rights Movement; and Subjects Talk Back: Multiple Perspectives and Subjectivity in Contemporary Kentucky Women's History.

The Galt House East Hotel will serve as the headquarters for the meeting. Members can easily obtain rooms if they will send in the room reservation request as soon as their programs arrive in late August or early September.

Delta Air Lines will provide special discounts for those attending this year's meeting in Louisville. …

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