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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Caroline E. Janney

Caroline E. JanneyCaroline E. Janney is a professor of history at Purdue University where she teaches courses on the Civil War, Civil War memory, and women's history. Before earning her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, she worked as an archivist and historian at Shenandoah National Park. She is the author of Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies’ Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause (2008) and Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation (2013), which was awarded the Charles Sydnor Award (Southern Historical Association) and the Jefferson Davis Award (Museum of the Confederacy) and was an honorable mention for the OAH Avery O. Craven Award. She is the president of the Society of Civil War Historians and also serves as a coeditor of the University of North Carolina Press's Civil War America series.

Lectures

Video

"Civil War Scholarship"

A conversation with OAH Distinguished Lecturer Caroline Janney and and former OAH Distinguished Lecturer Peter Carmichael. Recorded by C-SPAN at the OAH Annual Meeting in Atlanta, April 2014.


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