Catherine Oglesby, professor of history at Valdosta State University, reads from her biography, Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South, which tackles the complexities of race, class, and gender. Nearly forgotten Georgia author Corra Harris was one of the most widely published writers in the US. Harris’ A Circuit Rider’s Wife was Georgia’s most celebrated novel for nearly three decades.
BIO: Catherine Oglesby
Catherine Oglesby is a history professor at Valdosta State University. Her PhD in modern US history comes from Michigan State University. She won the 2004 E. Merton Coulter Award for best paper published in the Georgia Historical Quarterly.