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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...
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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.”...
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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.”...
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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:...
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Book cover of "Welcome to Fairyland"

New Book from Professor Julio Capó, Jr. “Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940”

Monday, October 30, 2017

Please join UMass History Professor Julio Capó, Jr. in celebrating the publication of his new book Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940. Amherst Books (8 Main St, Amherst, MA) will host a...
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Book cover of "Monitoring the Movies"

New Book from Professor Jennifer Fronc: “Monitoring the Movies: The Fight over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-Century Urban America”

Friday, October 27, 2017

Professor Jennifer Fronc recently published her new book Monitoring the Movies: The Fight over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-Century Urban America. Using the National Board’s extensive files,...
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