North America

  • Elizabeth York Enstam (1937–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Michael V. Hazel | Nov 30, 2022

    Elizabeth York Enstam died September 15, 2022, in Dallas, Texas, where she had lived for the past 54 years.
  • Searching for Lutiant

    Perspectives Daily

    Brenda J. Child | Nov 21, 2022

    A 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, 2022

    Nothing dates our vision of the future like how we remember the past.
  • The Short Telescope

    Everything Has a History

    Simon P. Newman | Oct 27, 2022

    American universities are not the only ones who must confront legacies of the slave trade.

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  • Changing the Landscape

    Jody Lynn Allen | Oct 20, 2022

    Hearth: 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, 2022

    When a university denied its legacy, students and faculty stepped in to do the research.
  • Slavery’s Archive

    Cassandra Berman | Oct 18, 2022

    The first step in learning a history is accessing the documents that record it.
  • Working through Injustice

    Anthony Bogues | Oct 17, 2022

    Institutional histories balance between nostalgia and truth. How do members of those institutions cope?
  • Neal Salisbury (1940–2022)

    Ann Marie Plane | Sep 30, 2022

    Neal Salisbury, professor emeritus at Smith College, died on May 27, 2022. 

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