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To Turn the Whole World Over

Black Women and Internationalism

Edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill

Ritual Soundings

Women Performers and World Religions

Sarah Weiss

Homeland Maternity

US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

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

Latest Blog Post

S. Tay Glover discusses Feminist Teacher Article

We have been sharing blog posts and Q&As from the contributors to Feminist Teacher 27.2-3, a special issue focused on the experiences of women of color in the academy. Below, S. Tay Glover, shares thoughts from her article ‘“Black Lesbians—Who Will … Continue reading

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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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Cynthia Clampitt at the University of Illinois Tue, Mar 26 12:00 AM 2019 — Lecture
Emily Thuma at The New School, New York City, NY Tue, Mar 26 7:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
Dissertation to Book: Basics of the Revision and Publishing Process Wed, Mar 27 11:00 AM 2019 — Conference/Workshop
Jessica Wilkerson at Oxford Conference for the Book Thu, Mar 28 12:00 AM 2019 — Lecture
Emily Thuma at Skylight Books, Los Angeles, CA Fri, Mar 29 7:30 PM 2019 — Lecture
Lara Vapnek at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York, NY Sat, Mar 30 5:00 PM 2019 — Lecture
Stephen Wade at Jefferson Unitarian Church, Golden, CO Sat, Apr 6 2:00 PM 2019 — Performance
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