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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The 2022 Society of Civil War Historians Conference, which meets in Philadelphia on June 2-4, features presentations from several UVA professors, graduate students, and alumni.

On June 3 at 8:30am, Aaron Sheehan-Dean (PhD... [...]

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Kate Masur, Professor of History at Northwestern University, has won the 2022 John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History for her new book, Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights... [...]

Monday, May 9, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Justene Hill Edwards, a member of our Advisory Board, for receiving a 2022 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship! This prestigious award will fund her book project, "The Freedman's Bank: The Challenges to Black Economic Equality... [...]

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Congratulations to Managing Director Brian C. Neumann and Postdoctoral Fellow Clayton J. Butler for publishing their first books with LSU Press this spring! 

Neumann's book,... [...]

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

The Nau Civil War Center is excited to welcome four new members to our Advisory Board: Andrew F. Lang, Beth Parnicza, Kevin M. Levin, and Justene Hill Edwards. 

  • Andrew F. Lang is an associate professor at Mississippi State... [...]

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Congratulations to our Director, Caroline E. Janney, for winning the prestigious 2022 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for her new book, Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee's... [...]

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Nau Civil War Center is pleased to announce that Managing Director Brian C. Neumann's new book, Bloody Flag of Anarchy: Unionism in South Carolina during the Nullification Crisis, and postdoctoral fellow Clayton J. Butler's new book... [...]

Friday, September 24, 2021

Former Nau Center director Gary W. Gallagher and Executive Council member Stephen Cushman have just published Civil War Witnesses and Their Books: New Perspectives on Iconic Works (LSU Press, 2021). The book features essays by Gallagher... [...]

Friday, September 24, 2021

Director Caroline E. Janney has published her new book, Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox (UNC Press, 2021)!

From the publisher's website:

"The Army of Northern Virginia’s chaotic dispersal... [...]

Thursday, August 19, 2021

UVA Professor Stephen Cushman, a member of the Nau Center Executive Council, has just published a new book, "The Generals' Civil War: What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today" (UNC Press, 2021).

From the publisher's website:

"In... [...]