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Downton Abbey in Context: a Specialty of Regan-Lefebvre

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre is an assistant professor of history at Trinity and taught a new course, “Downton Abbey in Historical Context,” during January Term last month. She has published two books on the history of modern Britain and Ireland and is writing a new historical monograph entitled Imperial Wine: How the British Empire Made the New […]

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Joan Hedrick to appear in PBS documentary

In 1982, a Trinity student wrote a senior research paper chock-full of quotes by Harriet Beecher Stowe, an abolitionist who fought to end slavery through her most famous novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The professor who read that paper was Joan Hedrick, Charles A. Dana Professor of History, and the paper would turn out to have […]

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