Upcoming History Talks

Tennessee Historical Society Speaker Series
All THS speaker programs will be at the Fort Negley Visitor Center at 1100 Fort Negley Boulevard in Nashville at 5 p.m.
 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 
Mayhem and Marriage: The Donelson-Robards-Jackson Affair
Ann Toplovich, THS
 
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Tennessee Confederates
Myers Brown, Tennessee State Museum
Copies of this new book will be offered for sale at the program.
 
Tuesday, May 19, 2011
THS Annual Membership Meeting & Address:
Confederate Outlaw Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia
Brian McKnight, University of Virginia’s College at Wise
Copies of this new book will be offered for sale at the program.
 
Civil War Lectures at Vanderbilt
 
The following lectures are open to THS members courtesy of Vanderbilt University in Nashville. All the lectures — except for March 24 — begin at 4:10pm  and are in Buttrick Hall, Room 101, at Vanderbilt University. The lecture hall only holds 100 people, so arrive early for a seat. For information on Buttrick Hall’s location see http://www.vanderbilt.edu/map/  and on parking on the Vanderbilt campus, please see http://www.vanderbilt.edu/traffic_parking/. Authors’ books are sold at the lectures.
 
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Antigone’s Claim: Gender and Treason in the American Civil War
Stephanie McCurry, University of Pennsylvania
 
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Gods and Devils Aplenty: Robert Penn Warren’s Civil War
David Blight, Yale University
Location: Community Room at the Central Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
 
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Nashville and the Civil War, 1860-1866, and the Economic, Social, and Political Transformations
Bobby Lovett, Tennessee State University
 
Thursday, April 21, 2011
William G. Brownlow, Saint or Sinner? A Fresh Look at One of Tennessee’s Most Controversial Civil War Figures
Stephen Ash, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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