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Vanessa Tyson at a CASBS Symposium: “Betrayal and Courage in the Age of #MeToo,”

Professor Libby Sharrow “Virginia Democrats’ political problems show us why intersectionality is so important”

Friday, March 8, 2019

“Although black women who have challenged such images and practices have faced threats, they have nonetheless fought back against sexual violence as a form of social dominance, with local and...
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Professor Samuel J. Redman: "Deep Hanging Out as Historical Research Methodology: The National Anthropological Archives at the Smithsonian Institution"

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Professor Samuel J. Redman appeared in the latest issue of the History of Anthropology newsletter. He discusses his experiences working for the National Anthropology Archives (NAA) in Washington D...
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Professor Julio Capó, Jr. in Time: “Trump's Troop Ban Is Part of a Long, Dark History of Accusing Trans People of Threatening National Stability”

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Professor Julio Capó, Jr. just published “Trump's Troop Ban Is Part of a Long, Dark History of Accusing Trans People of Threatening National Stability” in Time. It situates Trump's trans military...
Moth and Wasp book cover

Two awards for Professor Sigrid Schmalzer’s book “Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong's Work for Sustainable Farming”

Monday, January 28, 2019

Professor Sigrid Schmlazer’s recent book Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong's Work for Sustainable Farming just received two awards:...

Professor Sam Redman, “The Smithsonian at war: Museums in US society during World War II”

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Professor Sam Redman just published “The Smithsonian at war: Museums in US society during World War II” in the latest edition of the Journal of the History of Collections....
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"Past, Present & Future:" The 2018 Newsletter from the UMass History Department

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The UMass Amherst History Department is delighted to share the 2018 edition of our annual newsletter, Past, Present & Future. In its pages, you’ll find stories and images spotlighting the...