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February 18, 2020
Historian Amanda Joyce Hall explains how South Africa’s black press reported on the struggle for racial equality in South Africa and the United States.
January 30, 2020
A new resource entitled “The Mao Era in Objects” was launched on January 29, 2020 at the University of Oxford’s China Centre.  The interactive website features twenty-four...
January 28, 2020
Rohit De, Marcela Echeverri, and Greta LaFleur were recently awarded the 2019 Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication or Research. The prize is...
January 17, 2020
HIST 276 SPRING 2020 FRANCE SINCE 1871 T/Th 3:30-4:20,  1HTBD WLH 119 Prof. von OSTENFELD-SUSKE HIST 276 covers the emergence of France, from the massacres of the Paris...
January 14, 2020
As Rohit De, an assistant professor of history at Yale University, explains in his extraordinary book, A People’s Constitution, the document mattered to its citizens,...
January 12, 2020
Thomas Mann’s Magic Mountain includes a character who is Enlightenment personified. “Our Western heritage is reason – reason, analysis, action, progress!” Settembrini the...
December 27, 2019
Indians protesting against a discriminatory citizenship law are using the Constitution as a rallying cry.