Student Activism to Understand the Past and Future

Today’s guest post is by Jon N. Hale, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina. His article, “Future Foot Soldiers or Budding Criminals?: The Dynamics of High School Student Activism in the Southern Black Freedom Struggle,” appears in the August 2018 issue of the Journal.

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Turning a Master’s Thesis into an Article

Today’s guest post is by Christopher D. E. Willoughby, a fellow at the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center, New York Public Library. His article, “Running Away from Drapetomania: Samuel A. Cartwright, Medicine, and Race in the Antebellum South,” appears in the August 2018 issue of the Journal.

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Forthcoming: JSH February 2018

At the Journal editorial offices, we are looking forward to the first issue of Volume 84, which will be available in early February. As always, the February issue opens with the SHA presidential address. If you missed hearing Rice University’s John B. Boles present “My Life with the Journal” at the #2017SHA meeting in Dallas, you can catch up with it in print.

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