When historians study the American South, they do not normally travel to Russia to do it. History professor Peter Kolchin has focused on slavery and the South for most of his career. In his books, Kolchin explores black slavery from its roots in the colonies to the reconstruction period, often using the histories of forced servitude in other countries as points of comparison.
Maya Angelou Dancer, musician, journalist, screenwriter, Grammy Award winner, poet and author. Although all of these words can describe her, Maya Angelou came to the university in February as a lecturer and award recipient.