A Conversation with Dr. Greg Downs
Reflections on Reconstruction: An Informal Conversation with Dr. Greg Downs
Thursday, October 4, 2018
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Inn Wisconsin (2nd Floor), Memorial Union
Professor Greg Downs, UC-Davis, studies the political and cultural history of the United States in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Particularly, he investigates the transformative impact of the Civil War, the end of slavery, and the role of military force in establishing new meanings of freedom. Dr. Downs is the author of two monographs on Reconstruction and Mapping Occupation, an interactive digital history of the U.S. Army’s occupation of the South (www.mappingoccupation.org).