Elizabeth York Enstam (1937–2022)
Michael V. Hazel | Nov 30, 2022Elizabeth York Enstam died September 15, 2022, in Dallas, Texas, where she had lived for the past 54 years.
Searching for Lutiant
Brenda J. Child | Nov 21, 2022A 1918 letter sent historian Brenda J. Child diving into the archives to learn more about its author.
The Age of Planetary Revolution
Carl Abbott | Nov 14, 2022Nothing dates our vision of the future like how we remember the past.
The Short Telescope
Everything Has a History
Simon P. Newman | Oct 27, 2022American universities are not the only ones who must confront legacies of the slave trade.
Changing the Landscape
Jody Lynn Allen | Oct 20, 2022Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved is part of a project that has taken down walls between the community and the university.
A Bare and Open Truth
VanJessica Gladney | Oct 19, 2022When a university denied its legacy, students and faculty stepped in to do the research.
Cassandra Berman | Oct 18, 2022The first step in learning a history is accessing the documents that record it.
Working through Injustice
Anthony Bogues | Oct 17, 2022Institutional histories balance between nostalgia and truth. How do members of those institutions cope?
Neal Salisbury (1940–2022)
Ann Marie Plane | Sep 30, 2022Neal Salisbury, professor emeritus at Smith College, died on May 27, 2022.