War and Memory Upcoming Events

Fort Mims Massacre Dedication Monument. A group of white people stand behind a stone monument in 1912. Source: Eric Overbey Collection, USA Library


Projects in Progress

"Experiencing War Memorials: Place, Feeling, and Public Memory," a conference to be held in partnership with the University of Alabama and featuring a keynote address by Jennifer Ladino, author of Memorials Matter: Emotion, Environment and Public Memory at American Historical Sites. February 2023. See the Call for Papers here. Contact Susan McCready  smccread@southalabama.edu

"Reckoning with the Past: Mobile's Confederate Monuments in Context," funded by the Alabama Humanities Alliance this is a multimedia project examining the history of Civil War monuments and memorial sites in the City of Mobile. Contact: David Messenger davidmesssenger@southalabama.edu 

"Russia's Crimean War: A Cultural History in Documents," a scholarly edition by Mara Kozelsky.  Contact mkozelsky@southalabama.edu

Journey to the Wilderness, a documentary based on Frye Gaillard’s book, Journey to the Wilderness:  History, Memory, and a Southern Family’s Civil War Letters. Film companion website and resources for teachers.

War and Memory Podcast, a podcast series featuring conversations about books, films, and events related to War and Memory.  Listen to our most recent interview on Sound Cloud.  For more information, contact Susan McCready smccread@southalabama.edu