Viewpoints

  • Are All Graduate Student Conferences Created Equal?

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    Paul Braff | May 6, 2019

    They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.
  • Not So Evident

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    Katherine Benton-Cohen | Mar 25, 2019

    How social science experts helped create the idea that immigration was a problem for the federal government to fix.
  • See No Evil

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    Ann McGrath | Mar 4, 2019

    An Australian archive removed “Aboriginal” from its records to avoid offense. What are we to make of this erasure?
  • Writing the History of Sexual Assault in the Age of #MeToo

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    Amy Stanley | Sep 24, 2018

    What would happen if we just believed the women in our sources?

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    Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018

    Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
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    Sargon George Donabed and Daniel Joseph Tower | Jan 1, 2018

    Media coverage of ISIS's destruction in Northern Iraq focused on Arabs and Kurds. But one group was mostly ignored. Why?
  • Travel Bans in Historical Perspective

    Ibrahim Al-Marashi | Nov 1, 2017

    On September 24, 2017, President Trump issued a third executive order (termed “Travel Ban 3.0” in th...
  • What Do We Mean by Populism?

    Linda Gordon | Sep 1, 2017

    The presidential campaign and election of Donald Trump made “populism” a political buzzword. As its ...
  • Protect Government Data for Future Historians

    Brandon Locke | Apr 1, 2017

    The federal government has been collecting and producing electronic data about the nation for more t...
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