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"Over the course of the Civil War nearly half a million men, women, and children fled from bondage to the so-called “contraband camps” that sprang up wherever the Union Army infiltrated the Confederacy. Emancipation in the US Civil War was, among other things, a refugee crisis," posits Chandra Manning, Radcliffe's Special Advisor to the Dean.
The second HUBweek, sponsored by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, continues Wednesday with more events to celebrate art, science, and technology, including a lecture at Radcliffe.
Harvard President Drew Faust sat down with the Harvard Gazette to discuss her priorities for the months ahead. She discusses the upcoming Radcliffe Institute conference, "Universities and Slavery: Bound by History" and the book by Radcliffe Institute fellow and Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen.