David Silkenat

David Silkenat

@davidsilkenat

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Senior Lecturer in American History @EdinburghUni. Civil War Era. Chair @ScotAmStudies. Host @whiskeyrebelpod.

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Joined on May 06, 2014
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The 2020 Stephanie M. H. Camp Lecture "Recaptive African Women and the Body Politics of Survival in the Era of the ‘Last Slave Ships’" @smfett #slaveryarchive #twitterstorians https://t.co/yaZ4IY34GJ

Come join me during lunchtime EST this Wednesday (5/27) at @bostonathenaeum (or if you are across the pond, during cocktail hour!) for a talk and conversation about #TheThreeCorneredWar, the Civil War West, and the importance of archival sources! https://t.co/ya3oQCz859

When @petersagal asks a caller what they do on @waitwait, so many of them say, “Actually, I’m a ...”. Not sure why people feel the need to preface their job with “actually”.

Interested in learning more about the @JCWE1 and submitting and publishing articles? Join our Virtual Coffee Chat With editors Kate Masur [@katemasur] and Greg Downs. Thursday June 11 @ 4PM EST. [@RichardsCenter, @SCWHistorians] SIGN UP (and share) 👇 https://t.co/cnkfnhSoBE

Quoted @SCWHGrads

Quick Poll for #SCWHGrads - Would you be interested in attending a Zoom Coffee Hour with the editors of the @JCWE1 [Greg Downs and @katemasur] to receive advice about submitting articles to the journal and ask questions about navigating the publishing process?[@RichardsCenter]

@SCWH members -- take this quick poll if you are interested in a zoom coffee hour with the editors of the @JCWE1 https://t.co/mHqQ1f5dDQ

Truly excited to share that my @uncpressblog book, “Harnessing Harmony: Music, Politics, and Power in the United States, 1788-1865” will be released 16 August! Preorder now at 40% off with code 01DAH40 (just $16.77!). https://t.co/uyh9aRn50K

Quoted @billyhcole

Truly excited to share that my @uncpressblog book, “Harnessing Harmony: Music, Politics, and Power in the United States, 1788-1865” will be released 16 August! Preorder now at 40% off with code 01DAH40 (just $16.77!). https://t.co/uyh9aRn50K

Congratulations to our own ANCH reviews editor, @billyhcole on his new book, forthcoming from UNC Press in August 🎉 https://t.co/6bhZeKbA3X

Niels Eichhorn / @niels_eichhorn, chief editor of @HCivwar and author of "Liberty and Slavery," will be joining a #virtualtalk June 12th to discuss global perspectives of the American Civil War. More info at this link >> https://t.co/CiotlKBIiI https://t.co/Ftf4R3StvR

Niels Eichhorn / @niels_eichhorn, chief editor of @HCivwar and author of "Liberty and Slavery," will be joining a #virtualtalk June 12th to discuss global perspectives of the American Civil War. More info at this link >> https://t.co/CiotlKBIiI https://t.co/Ftf4R3StvR

Quoted @lsupress

Niels Eichhorn / @niels_eichhorn, chief editor of @HCivwar and author of "Liberty and Slavery," will be joining a #virtualtalk June 12th to discuss global perspectives of the American Civil War. More info at this link >> https://t.co/CiotlKBIiI https://t.co/Ftf4R3StvR

Niels Eichhorn / @niels_eichhorn, chief editor of @HCivwar and author of "Liberty and Slavery," will be joining a #virtualtalk June 12th to discuss global perspectives of the American Civil War. More info at this link >> https://t.co/CiotlKBIiI https://t.co/Ftf4R3StvR

This is going to be an awesome discussion! Tune in #twitterstorians https://t.co/CyhyW2jpmf

For much of the 19th century, the party, not the candidate, picked the VP nominee. Maybe it's worth reviving that tradition?

#DidYouKnow that over 700 field recordings of Appalachian music, collected between 1938 and 1946 by Dr. W. Amos “Doc” Abrams, are available as part of the Digital Collections available online from the SCRC? Learn more here: https://t.co/2FemDu7ObY

Quoted @Branch19th

Our noticeboard now has details of several fascinating new publications by BrANCH members. Check them out here: https://t.co/Pn08e5YAmr

Stuck for lockdown reading? Missing conference book exhibits? Check out this thread of fantastic new work by our members, including @ADBHist @billyhcole @smghistory01 @AlexBryne & many more! https://t.co/OmKiFgGsgP

Enjoyed chatting with the W&M news about my research! https://t.co/mbqhVzVb1Y

Thanks @SCquarterly for publishing my first-ever memoir-ish essay, on history and memory, prompted by a brain injury from which I have thankfully recovered. (And thanks, doctors and nurses!) https://t.co/ZMGsbZTSK8

Quoted @andrealivesey

As essays start to trickle in, please keep in mind @Branch19th 's Harriet Tubman prize for best essay in 19thC US history by UK-based BAME undergraduate students. Entries to a.livesey@ljmu.ac.uk by June 26th. https://t.co/PtlR7s07v8

Please encourage your BAME students to submit their work for our Harriet Tubman Prize, due next month. Details below 👇 https://t.co/AmVKnIZ5ps

Could the Civil War have been more violent than it was?

Join us on Facebook Live tonight at 7:00pm as Aaron Sheehan-Dean joins us to discuss the use of violence and restraint during the Civil War. https://t.co/1PsQnoXuzP

Could the Civil War have been more violent than it was? Join us on Facebook Live tonight at 7:00pm as Aaron Sheehan-Dean joins us to discuss the use of violence and restraint during the Civil War. https://t.co/1PsQnoXuzP

Quoted @Branch19th

BrANCH 2020, Madingley: Cancelled https://t.co/Yh6ljoXjSd

Sad about this, but it's 100% the right call. https://t.co/b0Oh6wTfa2

Quoted @JourSouHist

The May 2020 issue will be live soon! In the meantime, catch up on what you may have missed, now free on Project MUSE - Journal of Southern History: Volume 86, Number 1, February 2020 https://t.co/nDsfyxpseC

Don’t miss the upcoming JSH, featuring an article by my brilliant @uoregon colleague, Tim Williams. @UOregon_History @CAScholars @uo_humanities https://t.co/yzCr6vA2dW

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