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Degrees of Difference

Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Edited by Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance

New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Edited by Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed

Ending Gender-Based Violence

Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Imagining the Mulatta

Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

Between Fitness and Death

Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Musical Ethics and Islam

The Art of Playing the Ney

Banu Senay

Prophetic Authority

Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Michael Hubbard MacKay

Shelter from the Machine

Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Jason G. Strange

Voicing the Cinema

Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Edited by James Buhler and Hannah Lewis

Graphic News

How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Amanda Frisken

Front Pages, Front Lines

Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Edited by Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger

Autochthonomies

Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls

Women’s Country Music, 1930-1960

Stephanie Vander Wel

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Robert E. Weems Jr.

The Gold in the Rings

The People and Events That Transformed the Olympic Games

Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney

Chicago Católico

Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Deborah E. Kanter

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All Our Trials Awarded Lambda Literary Award

We are pleased to announce All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma is the winner of the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT Studies. Now in its 32nd year, the Lambda … Continue reading

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Big Berks 2020 Virtual Exhibit

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Continuing to Reshape Women’s History: The Ongoing Story of Nontraditional Women Historians

The following is a guest post by Julie Gallagher and Barbara Winslow, co-editors of Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Non-Traditional Women Historians. Julie Gallagher is an associate professor of history and women’s studies at Penn State Brandywine. She is the … Continue reading

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