Hunter Stires (CC ’19) was awarded 1st Prize in the U.S. Naval Institute’s 2018 General Prize Essay Contest. His winning entry, “The South China Sea Needs a ‘COIN’ Toss,” was recently published as the lead feature article in Proceedings (USNI’s flagship magazine). An online companion piece also appears in Proceedings.
Frank Guridy was interviewed on Dean Fredrick Harris’ new podcast about his book Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow.
Nara Milanich wrote an article in The Washington Post on the discriminatory implications of “Rapid DNA” testing for asylum seekers.
Simon Schama was interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Company about the historical contexts of Brexit and the Trump administration.
Rashid Khalidi was quoted in Campus Watch about U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib’s recent comments on Palestine.
Mae Ngai delivered the Stanley Kwok Lau and Doris Wong Lau Distinguished Lecture at UCLA on May 15. The lecture, which was titled “Mother of Exiles: Refugees in American History and Myth,” was the subject of an article in Daily Bruin.
A lecture given by Ira Katznelson was cited in an article about the rising appeal of socialism in The New Republic.
Pamela Smith (ed.). Entangled Itineraries: Materials, Practices, and Knowledges across Eurasia. 2019: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Stephanie McCurry. Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War. 2019: Harvard University Press.
Adam Tooze. Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World. 2018: Penguin Random House.
Ira Katznelson et al. Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction. 2018: Princeton University Press.
Pablo Piccato. A History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico. 2017: University of California Press.