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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


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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Q&A with Kim E. Nielsen, author of Marriage, Money, and Madness

Kim E. Nielsen, author of Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott answers questions about writing her book, the interesting life of Anna Ott, and her small hometown influences. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? … Continue reading

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Q&A with Montse Feu, Author of Fighting Fascist Spain

Montse Feu recently answered some questions about her book, Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press. She is also a co-editor of the recent UIP book Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States. Q: Why did you … Continue reading

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NASSH 2020 Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to our North American Society for Sport History Virtual Exhibit! Even though we might not be able to visit with you in person, you can still step inside our virtual booth and take a look around! And you can … Continue reading

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Anya Jabour Virtual Event with the Newberry Library Wed, Jun 3 4:00 PM 2020 — Lecture
Printers Row Lit Fest Sat, Sep 5 10:00 AM 2020 — Festival/Celebration
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Stephen Wade at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL Sat, Apr 3 8:00 PM 2021 — Performance
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