From the Desk of Wendy Katz: The Surprising History of the Everyday American

The following is by Wendy Katz, editor of The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898–1899: Art, Anthropology, and Popular Culture at the Fin de Siècle (February 2018). Many of the photos included below can be found at the Omaha Public Library—and Wendy … Continue reading From the Desk of Wendy Katz: The Surprising History of the Everyday American

From the Desks of Christina Luckyj and Niamh J. O’Leary: Lessons in Female Alliance

The following contribution comes from Christina Luckyj and Niamh J. O’Leary, editors of Politics of Female Alliance in Early Modern England (December 2017). Luckyj is a professor of English, gender, and women’s studies at Dalhousie University. She is the author of “A Moving Rhetoricke”: Gender … Continue reading From the Desks of Christina Luckyj and Niamh J. O’Leary: Lessons in Female Alliance

Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books

Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books