Videos tagged with Thavolia Glymph

  • Thavolia Glymph, the John Hope Franklin Visiting Professor of American Legal History and a professor in the departments of History and African & African American Studies at Duke University gives the annual Robert R. Wilson Lecture titled, "'You will please let me know if we are free:' The Dissolution of Property Rights in Human Beings in War and the Bounds of Freedom."

  • Professors Trina Jones, Thavolia Glymph, H. Jefferson Powell, and Neil Siegel give their perspectives on the historical and contemporary significance and implications of monuments as well as other symbols in the wake of recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and elsewhere.

    Sponsored by the Program in Public Law.

  • During the Civil War the U.S. confronted a growing population of refugees and a humanitarian crisis. The refugees of the Civil War were predominantly slaves - and increasingly women and children - who fled slavery hoping to get to Union military lines in the South. By the end of the Civil War, tens of thousands had passed through, and many died in, refugee camps. In today's language, they constituted an internally displaced population and simultaneously, a stateless people.