MillerComm Lecture Series

"Grits in Their Craw": African American Women of the Postbellum South

Thursday, April 6th, 1995
Thavolia Glymph
7:30 pm

Room 407, Levis Faculty Center
919 West Illinois Street, Urbana

Event Description

Using the original documents for Mary Boykin Chestnut's Civil War diary, Thavolia Gymph shows how race, class, and gender affected perceptions of African American women in the Postbellum South.

Cosponsored by: Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Graduate College, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, The Council of Deans, The Center for Advanced Study, George A. Miller Endowment, George A. Miller Committee, Department of Educational Policy Studies, Department of English, Department of History, African American Cultural Program, Afro-American Studies and Research Program, LAS/Humanities Council, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, Women's Studies Program.

Thavolia Glymph

Department of History, University of South Carolina, Columbia