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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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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...
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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UMass Amherst Dean Barbara Krauthamer Recognized by Association of Black Women Historians

Monday, October 2, 2017

AMHERST, Mass. – Barbara Krauthamer, dean of the Graduate School and professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, received the Lorraine A. Williams Leadership Award from the...
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Professor Julie de Chantal, “Before Boston’s Busing Crisis: Operation Exodus, Grassroots Organizing, and Motherhood, 1965-1967.”

Monday, September 18, 2017

Professor Julie de Chantal recently published a chapter in the collection Mothers in Public and Political Life.  “Before Boston’s Busing Crisis: Operation Exodus, Grassroots Organizing, and...
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Professor Christian Appy, "Vietnam War, A Documentary"

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Since Ken Burns and his production company, Florentine Films, may well be the most significant shaper of modern public memory of U.S. history, I was delighted that the Organization of American...