We have previously noted the tenure battle of Nadia Abu El-Haj, who was granted tenure by Barnard last November after a contentious public dispute. Another
As thousands of G.I.’s fought their way through fierce German resistance along the coast of Normandy on D-Day, they carried in their packs an illustrated
In a recent review in the May 24 National Post Ingrid D. Rowland praises Anne Goldgar’s Tulipmania: Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden
Sunday’s Los Angeles Times ran a review of Anne Whiston Spirn’s Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs and Reports from the Field. The Times online
Reflecting on an appropriate topic for Memorial Day, journalist, historian, and best selling author Rick Atkinson was interviewed on NPR’s Weekend Edition last Saturday to
Operation Homecoming is the result of a major initiative launched by the National Endowment for the Arts to bring distinguished writers to military bases to
Kurdistan was erased from world maps after World War I, when the victorious powers carved up the Middle East, leaving the Kurds without a homeland.
Charles Hirsch’s new book Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans was reviewed yesterday in the Times-Picayune. Contributing writer Jason Berry
Jim Boyd, the former deputy editorial page editor at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis has written an interesting piece on W. Lance Bennett, Regina G.