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Thavolia Glymph, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and History and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center

Thavolia Glymph

Thavolia Glymph is Associate Professor of History at Duke University in the Departments of African & African American Studies and History and a Faculty Affiliate in the Duke University Population Research Institute (DuPri) and the Program in Women's Studies. Glymph is a historian of the nineteenth century U.S. South specializing in gender and women's history, slavery, emancipation, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.  She has published numerous articles and essays and is the author of the prize-winning Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and co-editor of two volumes of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867 (Series 1, Volume 1 and and Series 1, Volume 3).  She is currently completing two book projects, Women at War: Race, Gender, and Power in the American Civil War and African American Women and Children Refugees in the Civil War. Her next project is entitled "Playing “Dixie” in Egypt: Civil War Veterans in the Egyptian Army and Transnational Transcripts of Race, Nation, Empire and Citizenship, 1869-1878." Glymph has received research support from the National Institutes of Health for her work on Civil War refugees.  She was the 2015 John Hope Franklin Visiting Professor of American Legal History at Duke Law School and is an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer and a member of the American Antiquarian Society.

 

 

Contact Info:
Office Location:  236 Friedl Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 668-1625
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/history/faculty/thavolia

Education:

M.A.Purdue University
B.A.Hampton University
Ph.D.Purdue University
Specialties:

Race and Ethnicity
Politics, Public Life and Governance
Military History
Labor and Working Class History
Gender
United States and Canada
Research Interests: U.S. History, Slavery, Emancipation and Civil War, Southern Women

Keywords:

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    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. A New World of Women and a New Language, Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, vol. 36 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 21-26, ISSN 0160-9009 [doi]
    2. T Glymph, Mary Elizabeth Massey: Standing with the master class, Civil War History, vol. 61 no. 4 (January, 2015), pp. 412-415, ISSN 0009-8078
    3. Thavolia Glymph, Telling Slavery: Archives of Life and Death, Surveillance and Control, The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 72 no. 4 (2015), pp. 680-680, ISSN 0043-5597 [doi]
    4. T Glymph, River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom, Journal of American History, vol. 100 no. 4 (March, 2014), pp. 1170-1171, ISSN 0021-8723 [doi]
    5. T Glymph, Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South, Slavery & Abolition, vol. 35 no. 1 (January, 2014), pp. 190-191, ISSN 0144-039X [doi]
    Conferences Organized

    • Organizer : Du Bois's Black Reconstruction: 75th Anniversary Symposium. November 30, 2011, Organizer : Du Bois's Black Reconstruction: 75th Anniversary Symposium, November 10-12, 2010  

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