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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Several Nau Center scholars travelled to the University of Oxford this week to take part in the Harmsworth Civil War Workshop. Graduate student Katie Wu presented a paper entitled "Indemnity for Outsiders: The 1886 Case of Reparations in Rock... [...]

Monday, May 6, 2024

Congratulations to Frank J. Cirillo (UVA PhD 2017), whose book, The Abolitionist Civil War: Immediatists and the Struggle to Transform the Union (LSU Press 2023... [...]

Monday, April 22, 2024

The Nau Center is pleased to announced that Professor Justene Hill Edwards' new book, Savings and Trust: The Rise and Betrayal of the Freedman's Bank, is now available for pre-order from W. W. Norton & Company! 

From the book'... [...]

Friday, March 29, 2024

We are delighted to announce that John C. Rodrigue, the Lawrence and Theresa Salameno Professor of History at Stonehill College, has won the 2024 John L. Nau III Book Prize in American Civil War Era History for his new book, Freedom's... [...]

Monday, March 11, 2024

The University of North Carolina Press recently published The War That Made America: Essays Inspired by the Scholarship of Gary W. Gallagher. This collection of essays, edited by historians Caroline E. Janney, Peter S. Carmichael, and... [...]

Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Nau Civil War Center is excited to welcome five new members to our Advisory Board: Amy Murrell Taylor, Lorien Foote, Hannah Rosen, Jonathan S. Jones, and Zachery A. Fry.

Amy Murrell Taylor is T. Marshall Hahn Jr.... [...]

Monday, February 5, 2024

Congratulations to Frank J. Cirillo (UVA PhD 2017), whose book, The Abolitionist Civil War: Immediatists and the Struggle to Transform the Union (LSU Press), is a finalist for the 2024 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize!

The Lincoln... [...]

Friday, November 3, 2023

Graduate student Katie Wu will discuss "'A Listening Project': Place-based Oral Histories and Testimonies for Now and Later" at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture's History Matters... [...]

Friday, November 3, 2023

Congratulations to Frank J. Cirillo (UVA PhD 2017), who published his first book, The Abolitionist Civil War: Immediatists and the Struggle to Transform the Union, with Louisiana State University Press this month!  

From the... [...]

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

The Nau Center is pleased to announced that Professor Elizabeth R. Varon's new book, Longstreet: The Confederate General Who Defied the South, is now available for pre-order from Simon & Schuster! From the book's description: 

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