The Resistance Files: How Will We Remember What Happened in Charlottesville?

By Gerard Fitzgerald   Most nights I walk or jog 4-6 miles and my route takes me through the “Academical Village” at UVA. It is a beautiful and yet very conflicted historical space. Built in part by slaves, the design - and especially the neoclassical Rotunda - really can open the mind, just as Jefferson … Continue reading The Resistance Files: How Will We Remember What Happened in Charlottesville?

Historians Take on White Supremacist Memorials: A Round-Up

Since the tragic events in Charlottesville, many scholars of Civil War memory have been on the front lines of a public discussion about the meaning of white supremacist memorials, and their future in our nation's civil and collegiate landscapes. You will find below links to historian-authored op-eds and blog posts, listed in alpha order by … Continue reading Historians Take on White Supremacist Memorials: A Round-Up