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The Meaning of Freedom in Union Occupied Territory: The Case of Nashville
A Public Lecture by Dr. Thavolia Glymph; Reception to follow
Peabody Family Distinguished Professor of History, Professor of Law, Faculty Research Scholar at the Duke Population Research Institute
Dr. Glymph’s research focuses on slavery, emancipation, plantation societies and economies, gender and women’s history, and the era of Reconstruction. She is the author of the award-winning volume The Women's Fight: The Civil War's Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation. She is also the author of Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household. Glymph is currently completing a book manuscript titled “African American Women and Children Refugees in the Civil War.”
Dr. Glymph's talk at Fort Negley will be based on her extraordinary historical research.
Thank you to the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Parks Service American Battlefield Protection Program for helping to sponsor this event.
Path to Freedom is a collection of programs presented by Metro Parks and Friends of Fort Negley Park and in celebration of Fort Negley Park’s addition to the National Parks Service’s Network To Freedom.
Please join us for programs highlighting the resistance to enslavement through escape and flight.