People's Histories in the 21st Century
Toward a People's History of Climate Change
Pallavi Das | Feb 1, 2015As I was searching for newspaper articles on the environment in India, an article on climate change and apple production in the Western Himalayas caug...
Marx in the Mountains: Poverty and Environment in and outside of the Classroom
Gregory Rosenthal | Feb 1, 2015What is the relationship between environment and poverty? I asked my students this question at the Middlebury School of the Environment—a new, interdi...
Decolonizing the Newspaper: The Historian and the Op-Ed
Frank P. Barajas | Feb 1, 2015In a democratic society, debate over ideas and an appreciation for the past are dependent on multiple perspectives. Only recently have the historical ...
Academia in Prison: The Role of the University in an Era of Mass Incarceration
Kelsey Kauffman | Feb 1, 2015In August 2012, two friends and I started a small college program at the Indiana Women’s Prison (IWP), which historians consider to be the first women...
Women's Prison History: The Undiscovered Country
Michelle Jones | Feb 1, 2015The Indiana Women’s Prison (IWP), founded in 1873 in Indianapolis, is often described as the first s...