An Awkward Moment

The other day I had an awkward moment in one of my classes.  We were discussing the events leading up to the American Revolution and were focusing specifically on the […]

The Real Price Of Forgetting The Past

My classes are now exploring the origins of slavery in the colonies.  We are examining specifically the process by which Virginia evolved from a society with slaves to a slave […]

Connecting With Confederate Dead

Last Friday I took my Civil War class on a little field trip over to a cemetery at the University of Virginia.  The cemetery contains the remains of roughly 1,900 […]