Justice Alito's draft decision, poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, stands to drastically curtail women's rights and reveals a broader and alarming rejection of professional and academic expertise in shaping the rights of American citizens.
Numerous commentators have drawn a connection between the present wave of volunteers headed to Ukraine and the International Brigades, foreign fighters who went to depend Spain's Republican government in the Spanish Civil War. A look at the experience of those who went to fight in Spain may be instructive to understanding the role of foreign military volunteers today.
You received a postdoc, which means that—depending on the postdoc—you have the rare opportunity to direct your energies towards your own research and writing without the responsibilities that come with being a faculty member and with (hopefully) more resources than you had as a graduate student. So, how do you make the most of your postdoc?
Entering graduate school can be daunting for any new student, especially for those who have a disability. However, with self-advocacy and some strategizing, graduate students with disabilities can succeed.
Attending a conference as the only grad student from your department can be lonely, but there are ways to make the most of the experience. Here are some ideas to make conferences more positive.
Gaming the Past is intended to introduce students to the concept of historical games as both a pedagogical tool and a primary document to be analyzed. Students read current theory on gaming in education, historical games and their connection to popular culture and public memory formation, and finally design their own education simulation.
This resource guide can be shared at teach-ins on the War in Ukraine. It includes a list of humanitarian organizations helping Ukraine, a list of independent and academic sources, and suggested accounts to follow on Twitter.
This upper division course examines American history from a historical and structural perspective to understand how reproduction and reproductive rights intersect with hierarchies of power.
This course explores the history of the United States since 2000. It pays particular attention to the historical developments that have shaped students’ lives—the global “war on terror,” widening income and wealth inequality, the explosion of the Internet and social media, and intensifying battles over immigration and national and cultural identity.