Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Vanessa Holden

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Vanessa Holden

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Vanessa Holden on Tuesday, April 19 at 4:30 PM at Pebble Hill. The talk will also be available on Zoom. Visit aub.ie/holden to register and receive a Zoom link.

 

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Dr. Vanessa M. Holden received her Ph.D. in African American and Women's and Gender History from Rutgers University. She currently has a dual appointment in both the Department of History department and the program in African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. Her research focuses on African American women and slavery in the antebellum South.

Dr. Holden’s book, Surviving Southampton: African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner’s Community (University of Illinois Press, July 2021) explores the contributions that African American women and children made to the Southampton Rebellion, often called Nat Turner’s Rebellion. Her writing has been published in Slavery and AbolitionA Journal of Slave and Post-Slave StudiesBlack PerspectivesPerspectives on HistoryProcess: A Blog for American Historyand The Rumpus.

The program is sponsored by the Auburn University Office of Inclusion & Diversity and the Department of History, Women & Gender Studies Program, and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street, Auburn. For more information on this or other programs, call 334-844-4903 or visit www.auburn.edu/cah

 

 

 

Last Updated: April 11, 2022