Karl Jacoby‘s book The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire won the 2017 Wheatley Book Award for Nonfiction.
Karl Jacoby was quoted in Inside Higher Ed’s “Stealth Attack on Liberal Scholar.”
“Workers’ Health on the Chopping Block,” by Gerald Markowitz, David Rosner, and Ronald Bayer, was featured in the Huffington Post.
“Germany’s Right-Wing Crusaders,” a piece by Thomas Meaney, PhD ’17, was featured in The National Interest.
Mae Ngai and Karl Jacoby were featured in Time‘s “25 Moments That Changed America.”
Barbara Fields piece “Artists’ Cultural Borrowing,” was featured in The New York Times’ Letters to the Editor.
Ainslie Embree was honored in H-Net‘s “Sad news of the passing of Ainslie Embree.”
Mae Ngai was featured in Philly.com‘s “Your immigrant ancestors came here legally? Are you sure?”
Alice Kessler-Harris was quoted in USA Today‘s “Why does American work feel so bad?”
Stephanie McCurry was recently the subject of a TLS podcast about her review “Plunder of Black Life.”
Her review of Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman, eds., Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development, evaluates the larger set of claims about the relationship of slavery and capitalism posited in the new literature.
The review was published in the TLS on May 17, 2017.