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Glymph Wins 2013 Prize for Best Article in Journal

Thavolia Glymph, a professor of history and African American studies, has won the prestigious George and Ann Richards Prize for the best article published in the journal in 2013.

Glymph's article, "Rose's War and the Gendered Politics of Slave Insurgency in the Civil War," was published in December issue of The Journal of the Civil War Era

Glymph weaves together the story of Rose, a leader of a slave insurrection in South Carolina during the Civil War, with historical evidence. As the prize committee notes, “we admired the way she [Glymph] connected localized slave insurgency with the larger military war effort during the waning years of the war, as well as her nuanced explanation of women’s role as both the creators and recorders of armed rebellion. For all of these reasons, we find this article to be an example of outstanding historical research and writing, the kind that can inspire established scholars and students alike.” 

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