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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

John C. Inscoe

John C. InscoeJohn C. Inscoe has taught southern history at the University of Georgia for the past thirty years. A native of western North Carolina, much of his research and writing has focused on nineteenth-century southern Appalachia, specifically on the issues of slavery, race, and the Civil War. He is the author, most recently, of Race, War, and Remembrance in the Appalachian South (2008) and Writing the South through the Self: Explorations in Southern Autobiography (2011), which explores how students of history can understand issues of race, gender, poverty, education, family, and community through what black and white southerners have written about their own lives. He is the editor of the online New Georgia Encyclopedia as well as a collection of articles on the Civil War in Georgia that was published in print in 2011.