History – North Carolina: A Brief History
This class will take a look at the old North Carolina state through a study of the times as witnessed by its leaders. The first meeting will be two hours and will be lecture-style with discussion. The four additional meetings will consist of a lecture from 11am until noon, a break for lunch, and then a site visit from 1pm to 3pm. Participants are responsible for their own lunch, site fees and transportation to the sites. Site fees will be less than $25 total. It is recommended that you read Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by North Carolina native, Harriet Ann Jacobs, before the visit to Latta Plantation. The book is available on Amazon.com.
- Session 1: Introductory meeting
- Session 2: Meeting & site visit to the Museum of the Waxhaws
- Session 3: Meeting & site visit to the James K. Polk House (Polk's birthplace)
- Session 4: Meeting & site visit to Latta Plantation
- Session 5: Meeting and site visit to the Levine Museum of the New South
This class has been cancelled.
About the InstructorMollie Camp Davis, Professor of History, Emerita, Queens University, holds degrees from Hollins University (B.A.), Emory University (M.A.T.) and the PhD. from the University of Georgia (1972). She also has post-doctoral training from Duke University in North Carolina, and the Newberry Library in Chicago. She has an avid interest in politics, and worked on Capitol Hill before entering academe. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, she worked as Program Officer in the Fellowship Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities, after which she returned to Queens where she completed her career. Remaining quite active in professional associations, she served as president of the Coordinating Committee for Women in the Historical Profession and also as an officer in several other national and regional associations, most frequently in that of the Southern Historical Association where she was on the Executive Committee of its Executive Council.
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