October 2020 News

October 29, 2020
This new forum engages authors and artists—from very different places and writing in very different genres—in an ongoing conversation on “the uses and disadvantages of...
October 15, 2020
Elizabeth Hinton and Phillip Atiba Goff have been crossing paths for a long time. With a mutual interest in policing, racial injustice, and criminal reform, Hinton, a...
October 14, 2020
In the year 1000, the Vikings became the first Europeans to set foot in North America. A few years later, they began trading fur pelts with an Indigenous group, possibly the...
October 12, 2020
The Sublime Post: A History of Empire and Power through the Ottoman Post Station System, 1600-1839 Dr. Koh’s dissertation, completed at Yale University, carefully excavates...
October 8, 2020
As a scholar of international history, Arne Westad studies the past to better understand today’s most pressing global challenges.  It’s an approach Westad imparts to his...
October 5, 2020
Camille Cole’s dissertation, “Empire on Edge: Land, Law, and Capital in Gilded Age Basra,” was selected as the 2020 winner of the Association for Gulf and Arabian...
October 5, 2020
The Southern Historical Association awarded the C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Prize to Justin Mark Randolph, author of “Civil Rights Arrested: Black Freedom Movements and...