David Greenberg (PhD 2001), Moshik Temkin (PhD 2007), and Mason B. Williams (PhD 2012) co-edited Alan Brinkley: A Life in History, in honor of Allan Nevins Professor Emeritus Alan Brinkley. On April 8th, David Greenberg will discuss their new book at Book Culture.
On March 11th, Mae Ngai delivered the 45th annual Walter Schnackenberg Lecture at Pacific Lutheran University. The talk title was “Mother of Exiles: Refugees in American History and Myth.”
Frank Guridy and Brenda Elsey interviewed Michael Bennett and Dave Zirin about their book Things that Make White People Uncomfortable. The interview was the keynote event in the “Building Critical Sports Communities: New Directions in Sports Scholarship, Journalism, and Activism” conference (organized by Professors Guridy and Elsey).
Adam Tooze was quoted in The Washington Post: “Global economic slowdown looms, exposing outgunned central banks.”
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America, Mae Ngai’s seminal history of undocumented immigration, is now available at Audiobooks.com, Libro.fm (a retailer which allows buyers to nominate a local book store to benefit from the sale of the audio book, encouraging book stores to promote audio editions), and Audible.com.
Mae Ngai is featured in the Tenement Museum’s new podcast series “How to be American.”
Alice Kessler-Harris re-launched her Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series, Women Have Always Worked, with updates in response to the current U.S. political climate.
Adam Tooze. Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World. 2018: Penguin Random House.
Pablo Piccato. A History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico. 2017: University of California Press.