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April 2, 2014
Prof. Mikhail’s article, “Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt,” American Historical Review 118, 2 (2013) won the Alice...
March 13, 2014
Read the review of David Brion Davis’ The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, by Drew Gilpin Faust in the latest issue of The New York Review of Books.
March 12, 2014
It is with great pleasure that we report that our colleague Gilbert Joseph has been elected the next President of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). This is a...
February 27, 2014
The Department of History is proud to present a lecture by one of our Cassius Marcellus Clay fellows, Rachel Purvis.  The lecture, entitled “Emancipation and the...