William H. Chafe, Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of History and Center for Documentary Studies cofounder, will retire this fall after serving forty years on the Duke University faculty. Chafe’s tenure at Duke will be celebrated at a conference October 11 and 12: Unfinished Journey: Writing American History. All venues are on the Duke campus, and all conference panels are free and open to the public. Check the conference website for a full schedule and other details. To share comments and well-wishes, visit the website’s Guest Book.
There will be a celebratory dinner ($45 prix fixe) at the conclusion of the conference: