Envisioning Black Citizenship in Antebellum Louisiana
Crystal Feimster in conversation with Matt Jacobson
Tuesday, February 15
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Professor Crystal N. Feimster, a native of North Carolina, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of African American Studies and History and the Programs of American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. She teaches a range of courses in 19th and 20th century African American history, women’s history, and southern history. Professor Feimster is the author of Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching (2009).
Matt Jacobson is co-director of the Public Humanities Program and the Sterling Professor of American Studies, History, and African American Studies at Yale University. He is the author of seven books on race, politics, and culture in the United States, most recently Odetta’s One Grain of Sand (2019) and The Historian’s Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present (2019).