The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is soliciting papers and panels for its upcoming 96th Annual Convention, October 5 – 9, 2011. This year’s conference theme is: “African Americans and the U.S. Civil War.” Although the program committee welcomes papers and panels on any aspect of African and African [...]
[ January 17, 2010; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Open House Event honoring volunteer work at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The House was also the home of General James Beecher, a Civil War general who commanded the first African-American troops from the South.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
2950 Gilbert Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45206
[ December 8, 2009; 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm. ] “Oberlin’s Sable Arm: Black Ohioans and the Civil War”
Dr. Kelly D. Selby, a Walsh University assistant professor of history, discusses Oberlin-area African-Americans’ participation in the war and the effect that their service had on their lives when they returned home. The illustrated presentation takes place at Kendal at Oberlin’s Heiser Auditorium (600 Kendal Drive) and [...]