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Anne E. Marshall On History, the Confederacy and Monuments

August 17, 2017

From the Lexington Herald Leader Op-Ed page, August 17, 2017 Late Saturday, prompted by events in Virginia, Mayor Jim Gray announced he would expedite the removal of two Confederate monuments from the lawn of the former Fayette County Courthouse.The likenesses of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckenridge have been public targets since the deadly shooting in Charleston, S.C., in 2015 underscored the connection between Confederate symbolism and racial violence.

Jay Malone, Executive Director of the History of Science Society, speaks to Mississippi State History

July 19, 2017

Malone, Executive Director of the History of Science Society, discusses "Science in Old Mississippi: Bringing Science and Humanity to the People." View it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UFC6NRmEwY

Jessica Wang, "Medical Therapeutics, Political Culture, and Global Imperialism: Rabies Remedies in 19th Century America" --CHASES Lecture

July 11, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8bOSS3B9sk&t=250s Jessica Wang, "Medical Therapeutics, Political Culture, and Global Imperialism: Rabies Remedies in 19th Century America" --CHASES LectureWang is Associate Professor, University of British Columbia. She is the author of American Science in an Age of AnxietyScientists, Anticommunism, and the Cold War. She has just completed a book length manuscript, "Mad Dogs and Other New Yorkers: Rabies, Medicine, and Society in an American Metropolis, 1840-1920."

CHASES Welcomed Katherine Jellison

June 26, 2017

Jellison, professor of history at Ohio University, previews her Presidential Address for the Agricultural History Society. Her talk is entitled "Get Your Farm in the Fight. Farm Masculinity in World War II."You can see it at   https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=J-cA1veab4E  

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