There’s a lot to digest in Hannibal Alexander’s story.
It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states. The land that is now Missouri was acquired from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase and became known as the Missouri Territory.
This situation of differing pronunciations has existed since the late-1600s.
Further pronunciations also exist in Missouri or elsewhere in the United States, involving the realization of the first syllable as either Any combination of these phonetic realizations may be observed coming from speakers of American English.
The result is a dynamic set of paired works of words and artistic media that resonate and speak to contemporary issues.
The theme for Call & Response 2017 is as it relates to victims of “invisible crimes” or unlawful actions that go unnoticed.
Call & Response is a collaboration between the School of Art, the English Department’s MFA program in Creative Writing, and University Libraries presented in conjunction with Fall for the Book festival.
If I’m going to push products in this space, they’re going to have to be clever, meaningful and inherently funny.
I knew Hannibal for more than forty years as slave and freeman, and he was ever polite and friendly to all his former owners.
In the old days I went on many a hunting and fishing expedition with Sidney, with “Ham” to wait on us.
His old master with whom he went in the army is yet alive, but in poor health.
There are a number of examples of mixed-race men “passing” to enter Confederate military service, only to be discharged when found out; Alexander’s is a case of “passing” to remain with his master inside the confines of Camp Douglas.