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Alisa Y. Harrison,

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MAUniversity of British Columbia2001
BAUniversity of British Columbia1999

Research Interests: 20th-century U.S. South; memory

My dissertation, "Reconstructing Somerset Place: Historical Consciousness and Collected Memory in 20th-Century North Carolina," examines the changing representations of slavery at Somerset Place, a plantation in eastern North Carolina, since Reconstruction.

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Recent Publications

  1. A.Y. Harrison, "Women's and Girls Activism in 1960s Southwest Georgia: Rethinking History and Historiography", in Women Shaping the South: Creating and Confronting Change, edited by Angela Boswell and Judith McArthur (forthcoming), University of Missouri Press
  2. A.Y. Harrison, Hope and Danger in the New South City: Working Class Women and Urban Development in Atlanta, 1890-1940, H-South (July 12, 2004) [edu]
  3. A.Y. Harrison, American Congo: The African American Freedom Struggle in the Delta, North Carolina Historical Review (April 2004)

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