Posts Tagged ‘Historic Stagville’

March 19: Women’s History Lecture with Michelle Lanier at Historic Stagville

March 19: Women’s History Lecture with Michelle Lanier at Historic Stagville

“Her Eyes Have Seen the Glory: African-American Women and the Dreams for Freedom,” an upcoming Women’s History Lecture by longtime Center for Documentary Studies instructor Michelle Lanier, focuses on African American women from North Carolina with a particular emphasis on freedom seeking and freedom dreaming. This event is free and open to the public. Due to the […]


“Stories from Stagville”: Exhibit Features Collaborative Work by Durham 5th Graders and Duke Undergrads

"Stories from Stagville": Exhibit Features Collaborative Work by Durham 5th Graders and Duke Undergrads

A new exhibit on the Duke University campus showcases work made by fifth-grade students in Lisa Lord’s classroom at Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet School in Durham, North Carolina, based on their yearlong study of Historic Stagville, which contains the remnants of one of the South’s largest pre-Civil War plantations. The fifth graders worked with Duke undergraduates […]