History Department
History Department

Talk: "Civil War in Savannah"

Mon, September 12, 2011 | Belo Mansion, Dallas, Texas

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Prof. Jacqueline Jones
Prof. Jacqueline Jones

Professor Jacqueline Jones, the Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas and the Mastin Gentry White Professor of Southern History in the Department of History will present "Be Careful What You Secede For: The Unanticipated Consequences of the Civil War in Savannah.”

Professor Jones is the author of Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow, among many other works. She will speak about Savannah’s experience of the Civil War, drawing from her most recent book Saving Savannah: The City and the Civil War.

Jones is a MacArthur Fellow, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, and winner of the Bancroft Prize.

Date and Time:
Monday, Sept. 12, 2011
12-1 p.m.

The Belo Mansion
2101 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201

Seating is limited. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 9, to Courtney Meador at 512-471-5491.
$25 per person. Please send your payment by check, payable to UT Austin, to: Courtney Meador, UT Austin, History Dept., 1 University Station, B7000, Austin, TX 78712. Please note “Jones” on the memo line.

Sponsored by: Department of History

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