Slaves’ Service in Confederate Army Focus of 2010 Barlow Lecture

Gettysburg College Professor and School of Liberal Arts alumnus Peter S. Carmichael will present the John D. Barlow Lecture in the Humanities at 5:30 p.m. on Oct., 21, 2010, in the IUPUI Campus Center Room 450A.

The talk, “Imagining Slaves as Loyal Confederates: A Dangerous and Enduring Fantasy,” will explore the idea of the devoted black slave during the Civil War and how the historical memory of this form of human bondage continues to shape contemporary politics today.

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