Alice Kessler-Harris will lead a new online course on the history of women and work in America with a focus on the 20th century via Columbia’s edX platform.
Eric Foner has written an introduction to Activist New York: A History of People, Protest, and Politics by Steven H. Jaffe.
A film which Mae Ngai appears in was featured in The New York Times: “Review: A New Film Investigates the Time America Banned an Entire Race.”
Mae Ngai appears in a documentary about the Chinese Exclusion Act which was reviewed in Huffington Post.
David Rosner was quoted in WNYC News: “What Does it Take to Protect Children From Lead?”
Rashid Khalidi wrote for The Nation: “‘The Palestinians Have Not Forgotten, They Have Not Gone Away:’ Seventy years after the Nakba, Israel has not succeeded in erasing Palestine—or the Palestinians.”
Matthew Connelly received an ACLS Digital Extension grant for his project with David Madigan, The Freedom of Information Archive.
Hannah Farber reviewed Bruce Norris’ new play “The Low Road” for The Junto.
Robert Neer was quoted in The Sun: “How America used ‘kamikaze bats’ loaded with napalm as part of a doomed bizarre experiment with combat animals during WW2.”
Robert Neer was quoted in BuzzFeed News: “Somebody Is Stocking Up On Napalm.”