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American Oracle

The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era

David W. Blight is Sterling Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University. He is the author of many books including Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History, and Race and Reunion, which received the Bancroft Prize and Frederick Douglass Prize, among other awards.

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Virtual Conferences, Working from Home, and Flying Kids

Like many conferences this year, the annual American Academy of Religion­/­Society of Biblical Literature conference will be virtual. HUP’s Editorial Director, Sharmila Sen, who normally attends the conference, decided to check in with some of the people she would have otherwise seen there in person.