About Kevin Levin

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What Changed in Places that Removed Monuments?

Let me explain. The one-year anniversary of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and subsequent decisions by communities across the country to remove and/or relocate Confederate iconography, such as […]

Moving Beyond the Unreconstructed White Man

The coverage of the ongoing controversy surrounding Confederate monuments in connection to the 1-year anniversary of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville has been incredibly disappointing. With few exceptions the […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/07

John Fea, Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump (Eerdmans, 2018). Judith Giesberg and Randall M. Miller eds., Women and the American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints (Kent State University […]

*Searching For Black Confederates* Finished

As I type this my completed manuscript is on its way to the University of North Carolina Press. From here the manuscript goes to copy-edit, where it will be reviewed […]

Seeing Democracy at Work Through Monuments

This week I am in the nation’s capital working with history educators alongside the incredible staff at Ford’s Theatre. This is my third year working with the team and it […]

When It Comes to Monuments, Location Matters

This week I am in Washington, D.C. working with roughly 35 history educators alongside the incredible staff at Ford’s Theatre. We are exploring the history and memory of Reconstruction through […]