Monthly Archives: August 2012

Twelve Years a Slave Filming in New Orleans

By Colin Woodward New Orleans is a terrific city, dripping with history. And one of the great things about history, whether in New Orleans or elsewhere, is that it’s always changing. It’s being made every day. Not only are new events–wars, elections, … Continue reading

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“An Empire in Extent”: Civil War Conference in Fayetteville

From August 9-11, I had the opportunity to attend a terrific conference at the University of Arkansas’ Global Campus, which is located in the heart of downtown Fayetteville. The conference, titled “An Empire in Extent,” examined the too-often neglected Trans-Mississippi theatre of … Continue reading

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