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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Ted Ownby

Ted OwnbyTed Ownby is professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. He is author of Subduing Satan: Religion, Recreation, and Manhood in the Rural South, 1865-1920 (1993), and American Dreams in Mississippi: Consumers, Poverty, and Culture, 1830-1998 (1999), and editor of books on ideas in the Civil Rights era and southern manners. He is working on a book about the conflicting definitions of family life in the twentieth-century American South.


Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.