Civil War Monuments

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 […]

Conversation With Colin Woodward

The last thing I did before leaving Charlottesville, Virginia last week was sit down to record an episode of Colin Woodward’s Amerikan Rambler podcast. It was a pleasure to be […]

Return to Charlottesville, Virginia

Update: Here is a nice write up of my work with history educators in Charlottesville that appeared in the Daily Progress. I’ve been very lucky over the past two years […]

How Would You Caption This Photograph?

Back in September 2017 the city of San Antonio, Texas removed its Confederate monument in Travis Park. It now looks like city workers are removing its base to make room […]

Confederate Monuments: What to Do?

Thanks to the Organization of American Historians for making this panel discussion from the 2018 annual meeting available. It is one of the best academic discussions that I have seen […]