Your Links to History: September Links Round-up

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month(-ish). This month, Erstwhile presents a special edition focusing on African American history. Teaching Slavery to Reluctant Listeners by Ed Baptist We historians are most familiar with Ed Baptist because of his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery…

Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference (RMIHC), September 19 and 20

Erstwhile introduces this weekend’s conference run by CU’s history graduate students. Every year for the past fifteen years, the graduate students in the Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder have hosted an interdisciplinary history conference, RMIHC. This conference brings together aspiring historians from across the country for two days in beautiful Boulder…

Rethinking American Independence: An Interview with Kathleen DuVal

After an extended summer vacation, Erstwhile returns with its first post of the 2015/2016 AY. Kathleen DuVal (Ph.D., University of California, Davis) is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Garrett Wright, one of DuVal’s graduate students at UNC, chats with DuVal about her latest publication: Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of…