Global Visions: African American Historians Engage the World, 1885–1960
Fellows’ Fellowship, 2017–18
Hall formerly served as the History Program Coordinator at Alcorn State University (HBCU) in Lorman, MS. He has taught at Case Western Reserve, Ohio State University and Central State University. Hall is the author of A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth America published by the University of North Carolina Press, 2009, which appeared in the John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture. His scholarly work has appeared in the William and Mary Quarterly, the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era . More recently his work has appeared in blogs for the African American Intellectual History Society and the UNC Press. He is deeply committed to making historical knowledge accessible to audiences beyond academe. With this goal in mind, he maintains an active scholarly presence on social media as @historianspeaks on Twitter.
He has received numerous awards and grants for his scholarly work including a Schomburg Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, NEH Fellowship and a W.E.B DuBois Fellowship at Harvard University and the Carter G. Woodson Fellowship from Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives and Rare Books Library (MARBL). In Spring 2015, Hall served as a Humanities Writ Large Fellow and Visiting Professor in the History Department at Duke University. He is currently working on an edited book titled History as A Communal Act, under contract with Routledge Press.
Hall is proud graduate of the Honors Program at Morgan State University where he received a BA in History. He received an MA in African American Studies with a concentration in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Ph.D. in History at the Ohio State University.
- NHC Podcast: “Exploring the Legacy of Black Historians,” February 21, 2018
- NHC Humanities Moment: “Where Dreams Were Made and Humanistic Visions Forged”
- Contributor and Blogger for the African American Intellectual History Society
- Global Visions: African American Historians Write About the World, 1885-1960 (manuscript in process, forthcoming)
- History As a Communal Act: African American History and Engaged Publics (under contract with Routledge Press, scheduled to appear in 2019)
- Race Works: An Anthology of African American Historical Writing in the Nineteenth Century, co-edited with John Ernest (in process)
- Looking Forward to the Past: W.E.B. DuBois and Intellectual Explorations in Black History, co-edited with Philip Sinitiere (in process)
- “Humanistic Visions: The Long History of Black History Month.” Process: A Blog for American History, February 23, 2017
- “Stephen G. Hall and the Trump Syllabus.” Podcast for Campaign Context, July 31, 2016
- “Remembering Cedric Robinson: Humanistic Imaginaries and the Black Radical Tradition.” AAIHS: Black Perspectives, June 12, 2016.
- “On Black History Month and Black Historical Writing: An Interview with Stephen G. Hall for AAIHS: Black Perspectives.” Interview by Brandon Byrd, February 23, 2016.
- “Stephen Hall: Black History Today.” UNC Press Blog, February 24, 2014.
- Hall, Stephen G. “The Haitian and American Revolutions and Black Historical Writing at Mid-Century.” In African American Literatures in Transition, Vol. 4, edited by Teresa Zackodnik. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming)
- Hall, Stephen G. “History as a Communal Act: The History of Black History Month.” AAIHS: Black Perspectives (blog), February 1, 2017. http://www.aaihs.org/history-as-a-communal-act-the-history-of-black-history-month/.
- Hall, Stephen G. “Trump Syllabus 2.0: A Supplementary Reading List.” AAIHS: Black Perspectives (blog), August 5, 2016. http://www.aaihs.org/trump-syllabus-2-0-a-supplementary-reading-list/.
- Hall, Stephen G. A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth-Century America. John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
- Hall, Stephen G. “Envisioning an Antislavery War: African American Historical Constructions of the Haitian Revolution in the 1850s.” In Extending the Diaspora: New Histories of Black People, edited by Dawne Y. Curry, Eric D. Duke, and Marshanda A. Smith, 77–99. The New Black Studies Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.
- Hall, Stephen G. “‘A Search for Truth’: Jacob Oson and the Beginnings of African American Historiography.” The William and Mary Quarterly 64, no. 1 (2007): 139–48.