Irons and Johnson, faculty members in the Department of History and Geography, participated in the conference held Nov. 7-10 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Professor Charles Irons and Associate Professor Amy Johnson participated in the Southern Historical Association annual conference held Nov. 7-10 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Irons, professor of history and the chair of the Department of History and Geography, is the author of “The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia.” He presided over a panel on religion and the black Atlantic.
Johnson is an associate professor of history and the executive director of the Core Curriculum. Her presentation, “Making Kin, Making Labor,” was included in a panel on family and kinship in the colonial Caribbean and is part of ongoing scholarship on kinship-based communities.