News

August 13, 2020
Prof. Matt Jacobson and Dr. Lisa Coleman at NYU Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation in conversation on “Contingencies of Whiteness.”  
August 12, 2020
Daphne A. Brooks writes an essay for The New York times: “100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans.
August 2, 2020
Leah Mirakhor writes an Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times on “How James Baldwin spoke to immigrants like me.”
July 17, 2020
Professor David Blight pens an Op-Ed for The New York Times: “There’s a Chance to Tell A New American Story.  Biden Should Seize It.”  On “Reimagining the country...
July 11, 2020
A National Endowment for the Humanities grant will fund a collaborative effort to digitize historical records of Pequot life in the first half of the 19th century, a trove of...
July 3, 2020
The New York Times reports on the newly acquired Frederick Douglass collection in a discussion with Beinecke curator Melissa Barton and Professor David Blight.
June 2, 2020
Viet Trinh (PhD program in History) just placed this piece on police violence in the Washington Post