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Lunch Conversation with Anne Sarah Rubin

Francis Scott Key Hall 2120
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Please join us for a lunch conversation with Anne Rubin as she presents “Justifiable Destruction?:  Sherman, The March, and the Laws of War”

 

Anne Sarah Rubin is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Digital History and Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  She received her AB from Princeton University and her MA and PhD from the University of Virginia.  Her study of the place of Sherman's March in American culture and history, entitled Through the Heart of Dixie:  Sherman's March in American Memory was published in September 2014 by UNC Press.  The project also has a multimedia component, which can be found at http://www.shermansmarch.org

Dr. Rubin's first book, A Shattered Nation:  The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy (UNC, 2005), received the 2006 Avery O. Craven Award from the Organization of American Historians, for the most original book on the Civil War era.  She was a co-author of the award-winning Valley of the Shadow, an interactive history of the Civil War in two communities.  She has also published numerous essays and journal articles.

Dr. Rubin was President of the Society of Civil War Historians from 2012-2014 and is a member of its Advisory Board.  She is a member of the Southern Association of Woman Historians Executive Committee, the Maryland State Archives Legacy of Slavery Project Advisory Board and the Editorial Board of Civil War History.    She is also an OAH Distinguished Lecturer (2011-2017).

Her personal website can be found at http://annesarahrubin.com.  

 

This event precedes Professor Rubin's 4 pm afternoon lecture with the Local Americanists, sponsored by the Department of English.  For more information on this event, please see: http://www.english.umd.edu/events/6388

 

A copy of Through the Heart of Dixie:  Sherman's March in American Memory is available in the Miller Center.  

To reserve lunch, please RSVP to millercenter@umd.edu