Category Archives: Melissa Farah Young

Curating the Confederacy I: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When this Cruel War is Over

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow On April 13, 2015, two exhibitions dedicated to Confederate imprints will open at the University of Alabama. Lindsay Smith and Melissa Farah … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy II

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the second in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy III

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the third in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy IV

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the fourth in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy V

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the final entry in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy: Curator’s Talk Tuesday, April 21 3:30-4:30 PM

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Please join the Division of Special Collections and the Department of History for a curator’s talk next Tuesday, April 21, from 3:30-4:40 PM in the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection reading room on the … Continue reading

Making Confederates

By: Lindsay Rae Smith and Melissa Farah Young, History PhD students The formation of the Confederate States in early 1861 threw many southern printers and publishers into turmoil. While many southern intellectuals were pushing for an independent print culture prior to secession, independence and … Continue reading