Over the past forty years, the study of women and gender has become foundational for understanding the early modern period. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World encompasses both single-author and edited collections that fall within and outside the traditional … Continue reading Series Update: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World
The following is an excerpt from Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss: Private Equity, Wealth, and Inequality by Daniel Scott Souleles. It is the newest book in the Anthropology of Contemporary North America series, which aims to publish teachable, empirically rich, … Continue reading Excerpt: Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss
It has been more than 50 years since Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated following a victory party at the Ambassador Hotel in San Diego, CA by Sirhan Sirhan. It’s a crime detailed in The Forgotten Terrorist: Sirhan Sirhan and … Continue reading Re-evaluating the RFK assassination evidence
Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish and Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Nebraska, … Continue reading Where in the Monster-Fish World Is Mark Spitzer?
Serin D. Houston is an assistant professor of geography and international relations at Mount Holyoke College. Her new book Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance is now available. I grew up in rural, northern Vermont, a place where the rolling … Continue reading From the Desk of Serin D. Houston: Exploring a Storied Landscape
Hilary Malatino is an assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Pennsylvania State University and core faculty in the Rock Ethics Institute. Their new book Queer Embodiment: Monstrosity, Medical Violence, and Intersex Experience is available now. If there’s anything I’ve learned … Continue reading From the Desk of Hilary Malatino: The Erasure and Exclusion of Intersex Bodies
Mark G. Kortepeter is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a retired army colonel with more than twenty-five years of service. He is an expert in germ … Continue reading From the Desk of Mark Kortepeter: At the premier of “The Hot Zone”
Jane Singer is a Civil War author, researcher, and lecturer. She is the author of Lincoln’s Secret Spy: The Civil War Case That Changed the Future of Espionage and The Confederate Dirty War: Arson, Bombings, Assassination and Plots for Chemical and Germ Attacks on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jane Singer: Should history’s truths be told no matter the cost or conflict?
Books It’s My Country Too Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution of Afghanistan Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow Praised by The Wrath-Bearing Tree: “In It’s My Country Too, there are stories about women in all the branches of military service, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Carrie Teresa is an assistant professor of communication and media studies at Niagara University in New York. Her doctoral dissertation was awarded the American Journalism Historians Association’s Margaret A. Blanchard Prize. Her new book Looking at the Stars: Black Celebrity Journalism in Jim Crow … Continue reading From the Desk of Carrie Teresa: A Love Letter to Entertainer-Activists of the Past, Present, and Future