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September 10, 2020

RECAP: “The Other Fire Bell: African Americans and the Long Shadow of the Missouri Compromise,” Zoom Colloquium w/ RIT Prof. Richard Newman

Previewing his chapter for the Kinder Institute and MU Press’ forthcoming edited volume examining the Missouri Crisis at its bicentennial, Rochester Institute of Technology Professor of History Richard Newman described his contribution to the book as one that would detail the vital role that African Americans played in shaping the meaning and historical memory of […]

May 11, 2020

RECAP: “The Centrality of Slavery: Settlement, Enslavement, and Middle Class Slaveholders in Missouri, 1770-1820,” Online Colloquium w/ Prof. John Craig Hammond

In providing a preview of what will be the lead chapter in the forthcoming MU Press/Studies in Constitutional Democracy monograph re-visiting the Missouri Crisis at 200, Penn State University-New Kensington Prof. John Craig Hammond, who will edit that volume along with Kinder Institute Associate Director Jeff Pasley, highlighted how little is actually known about the […]