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Littlefield Lectures: Dr. Victoria Bynum (Day 1 of 2)

Tue, March 6, 2012 • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM • ACE 2.302, Avaya Auditorium

Detail from series artwork by Veronica Jimenez Vega

Detail from series artwork by Veronica Jimenez Vega

The Department of History's Littlefield Lecture Series proudly presents

Dr. Victoria Bynum
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History
Texas State University, San Marcos

Professor Bymun is the author of The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies (UNC Press, 2010), The Free State of Jones: Mississippi’s Longest Civil War (UNC Press, 2001), and Unruly Women: The Politics of Social and Sexual Control in the Old South. (UNC Press, 1992). Among her many awards and accolades, she was the recipient of the NEH Fellowship for College Teachers and Independent Scholars in 2000, and winner of the Phi Alpha Theta national award for “Best First Book by an Author,” for Unruly Women. She will present two lectures:

"The Free State of Jones: Community, Race, and Kinship in Civil War Mississippi"
Tuesday, March 6

4:00-6:00pm
Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302

"'Communities at War': Men, Women, and the Legacies of Anti-Confederate Dissent"
Wednesday, March 7
4:00-6:00pm
Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dr. Victoria Bynum is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History, at Texas State University in San Marcos. You can read more about her work here:

Faculty home page:
http://www.txstate.edu/history/people/faculty/bynum.html

Personal blog:
http://renegadesouth.wordpress.com/

Sponsored by: Dept. of History


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