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All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Emily L. Thuma

Thunder from the Right

Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics

Edited by Matthew L. Harris

Disrupting Kinship

Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Kimberly D. McKee

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence, 1889-1900

Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Maree de Angury, and Ellen Skerrett

Lincoln's Confidant

The Life of Noah Brooks

Wayne C. Temple Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis

Transforming Women’s Education

Liberal Arts and Music in Female Seminaries

Jewel A. Smith

A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered

US Society in an Age of Restriction, 1924-1965

Edited by Maddalena Marinari, Madeline Y. Hsu, and Maria Cristina Garcia

To Live Here, You Have to Fight

How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice

Jessica Wilkerson

Labor’s Mind

A History of Working-Class Intellectual Life

Tobias Higbie

Scandinavians in Chicago

The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America

Erika K. Jackson

Dockworker Power

Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area

Peter Cole

Hockey

A Global History

Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman

Teaching with Digital Humanities

Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Edited by Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Cinematic Encounters

Interviews and Dialogues

Jonathan Rosenbaum

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Celebrating Jane Addams during Women’s History Month

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the 3rd volume of Jane Addams’s papers, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams Volume 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence 1889-1900 is now available. Jane Addams, a young woman from Cedarville, Illinois, emigrated … Continue reading

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Q&A with Noah Brooks: An Excerpt from Lincoln’s Confidant

Check out an excerpt from Lincoln’s Confidant by Wayne C. Temple, in which Noah Brooks completes an 19th century approximation of our modern-day personality quizzes. Through his answers, we get a sense of Brooks’s humor and easy-going nature, giving us … Continue reading

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Chinatown Opera Theater in North America Awarded 2019 Association for Asian American Studies Award

We are pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has won the 2019 Association for Asian American Studies Award for Outstanding Achievement in Humanities and Cultural Studies: Media, Visual, and Performance Studies. The award committee … Continue reading

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Society for American Music Thu, Mar 21 8:00 AM 2019 — Conference/Workshop
Jessica Wilkerson at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Thu, Mar 21 12:00 AM 2019 — Lecture
University of Illinois Press Author Signing at SAM, New Orleans, LA Thu, Mar 21 3:00 PM 2019 — Reception/Open House
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Roundtable: The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing, AAIHS 2019, Ann Arbor, MI Sat, Mar 23 11:00 AM 2019 — Conference/Workshop
Peter Cole at New Copperfield's Book Service Sat, Mar 23 1:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
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