Important links for H331, H334, & H335
A Lynching Kept Out of Sight, Washington Post, Sept. 2, 2016
Richard Hofstadter, essay on Lincoln
Frederick Douglass, oration delivered at the unveiling of the Freedmen’s Monument, 1876, also available here. Douglass explains why Lincoln was, and is, the president of white America, but also why Lincoln was an extraordinary person.
“Following King’s Path, and Trying to Galvanize a New Generation,” coverage by The New York Times of the anniversary of the March on Washington, 1963
“Five Myths about the March on Washington,” in The Washington Post; also see: “Fifty years after March on Washington, economic gap between blacks, whites persists”
JSTOR, where you can find scholarly articles
W.E.B. Dubois, various works, including The Souls of Black Folk, at Project Gutenberg
“Selma,” the film, two critical links: “Doctor King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of Selma,” by Gary May; Johnson Conversation with Martin Luther King, Jan 15, 1965
H490, Civil War & Civil Rights: The Two Reconstructions
January 2017. The syllabus for this majors’ course is available here.
The syllabus for H321/H421, to be taught in January, 2018, will be available later in the autumn.
Eric Nellis, UBC emeritus prof, “Movies, American Slavery, & the Slave Trade”
Office hours for term one: Tuesdays, 1:30-
Some useful links: Arts & Letters Daily; JSTOR, for scholarly articles; Nate Parker’s “Birth of a Nation;” sexual assault at UBC; UBC History Department; & “Silencing the Past.” New: JSTOR Daily, “where news meets its scholarly match. Check it out.
The current situation, in historical contexts:
But this site provides information if you are in need of support.