Kenneth S. Greenberg

Kenneth S. Greenberg is Distinguished Professor of History at Suffolk University. He is the author of a number of books about enslavement in America including Honor and Slavery: Lies, Duels, Noses, Masks, Dressing as a Woman, Gifts, Strangers, Humanitarianism, Death, Slave Rebellions, the Proslavery Argument, Baseball, Hunting, and Gambling in the Old South (1996); Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory (2003); The Confessions of Nat Turner, Second Edition (2016); and Masters and Statesmen: The Political Culture of American Slavery (1985). He is also a coproducer and a cowriter of the film, "Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property," co-written with academy winner Charles Burnett and academy award nominated Frank Christopher, nationally screened on PBS.

OAH Lectures by Kenneth S. Greenberg

Screening of "Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property," a one hour film nationally broadcast on PBS. Greenberg co-wrote, co-produced and was the historian on the film. Film followed by Greenberg talking and about the similarities and differences between telling a story on film and in print. Also, discussion of Nate Parker's new feature film on Nat Turner -- "The Birth of a Nation."

Lecture on the history and meaning of the duel in the Old South. This will include connections to the larger meaning of "honor" and the coming of the Civil War.

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