CATHERINE CLINTON

CATHERINE CLINTON

Pioneering historian: American women, the South and the Civil War

Lincoln prize dinner | Union League Club library 2015

Angers, France | May 2015

Steven Spielberg | Gettysburg November 2012

ON BEING THE ONLY (female) PRESIDENT CLINTON IN 2016….. It was the best of times and the worst of times.  I was excited by the interest in Harriet Tubman, including a panel at the Association for the Study of African American History and Life—a great panel at Richmond. I was thrilled with my first Western […]

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WHAT A GREAT TIME IN CHATTANOOGA for SOCIETY OF CIVIL WAR HISTORIANS JUNE 2-5…. a fantastic gathering of old friends and new…. Plus a very lively panel: FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016, 10:45 – 12:45 P.M.: 5. Civil War and Sexual Disorder (Rose Room) PRESIDING: LeeAnn Whites, Filson Historical Society PANELISTS: Catherine Clinton, University of Texas […]

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  On April 20th 2016, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew announced the redesign of American currency: new plans for the $5, $10, and HARRIET TUBMAN ON THE TWENTY DOLLAR BILL. LOTS OF HOOPLA….. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/21/the-audacious-career-of-harriet-tubman-the-new-face-of-the-20-bill http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2016/0420/Harriet-Tubman-to-grace-20-What-that-says-about-America?cmpid=push002s http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/04/20/report-lew-considered-anthony-10-bill/83274530/ http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-harriet-tubman-20-bill-20160420-story.html http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/interviews/article/70082-four-questions-for-harriet-tubman-biographer-catherine-clinton.html  

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  http://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/catherine-clinton/ Catherine Clinton is the Denman Endowed Professor at the University of Texas San Antonio and an International Research Professor at Queen’s University Belfast, where she held a chair in U.S. History from 2006-2014. She has served on several faculties in her more than thirty years of teaching, including the University of Benghazi, Union […]

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http://time.com/4306786/age-of-jackson-tubman-20/ How the U.S. Went From the ‘Age of Jackson’ to Tubman on the 20 Catherine Clinton / History News Network @myHNN   April 25, 2016 A biographer of Harriet Tubman recalls the long struggle to gain academic recognition of Tubman’s contributions. This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that […]

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Looking forward to the AHA–hoping to see friends at the Atlanta gathering January 7, 8, 9 & 10th…. We must come together to celebrate Vicki Ruiz –the first Latina president of the organization! Presidential Address in the Hilton Ballroom Friday night at five! Hoping to see some of you at the plenary on Thursday night!  […]

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