Welcome to Clio and the Contemporary

We'll be exploring the contemporary relevance of new historical scholarship, as well as current issues from a historical perspective. We'll also be posting new syllabi and essays on academia, alt-ac, digital history, and teaching. Stay tuned! The past isn't dead. It isn't even past.— William Faulkner

Who We Are

We're U.S. historians who care about bringing historical context to contemporary issues, teaching history in ways that account for and help explain recent developments, and producing scholarship that speaks to the present day. We invite you to: Follow this blog and our Twitter feed. Make use of the educational resources we post, including teaching ideas... Continue Reading →

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