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Women shipfitters working on board the USS Nereus at the U.S. Navy Yard in Mare Island, circa 1943. Department of Defense

Professor Sam Redman, “Rosie the Riveters discovered a wartime California dream”

Thursday, November 30, 2017

“Following wartime opportunities west, ‘Rosie the Riveters’ found more than just jobs, though, when they reached the Golden State. And at the war’s conclusion, each had to decide whether her own...
Onlookers watch as the Ku Klux Klan initiates new members at a Miami golf course in the 1920s. Bettmann / Getty Images

Professor Julio Capó, Jr. “Why a Forgotten KKK Raid on a Gay Club in Miami Still Matters 80 Years Later”

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

“Although wildly different, the reason the events at Stonewall and La Paloma share some general overlapping threads is that queer joints have historically been key sites of resistance, change and...

Professor Audrey Altstadt, “The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters”

Monday, November 27, 2017

“Money laundering reflects economic and moral damage to individuals and institutions and thereby threatens the stability and security of states, societies, and regions.”...

Professor Audrey Altstadt, “The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters”

Monday, November 27, 2017

“Money laundering reflects economic and moral damage to individuals and institutions and thereby threatens the stability and security of states, societies, and regions.”...
Book cover of "Democracy in Chains"

Talk to Explore the Hidden History of the Rise of the Radical Right

Monday, November 6, 2017

Amherst, MA: Award-winning historian and Duke University Professor Nancy MacLean will be on the UMass campus on Monday, November 13 to deliver a public talk on her new book, Democracy in Chains:...