In a new post on our blog, Past@Present, graduate student Rebekkah Rubin discusses her summer internship at Belt Magazine, an online magazine that publishes long form journalism about the Rust Belt. Read more here.
In an article for Belt Magazine, public history graduate student Rebekkah Rubin explores the history of when the Republican National Convention moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1924. Read more here.
Public history graduate student Rebekkah Rubin's first article for Belt Magazine was recently picked up by the Smithsonian Magazine. In the article, Rebekkah explains that the 1924 GOP Convention was the first to feature female delegates, and they made their presence known. Read more here.
In a new post on our blog Past@Present, Art History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies double major Maria Bastos-Stanek discusses the contested history of queer themes in American art exhibitions in an exhibition review of The Art of Romaine Brooks, now on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
What's your take on the controversial practice of taking selfies at Nazi concentration camps like Auschwitz? What might these images tell us about what it means to remember and talk about history in the twenty-first century? PhD candidate Erica Fagen reflects on these issues and more during the June 3 radio show, The Exchange (start at 16:00). For a preview of her dissertation in progress, tune in here.
On the New York History Blog, incoming MA student Nolan Cool discusses possibilities for increased and tangible collaboration, between cultural and heritage sites, organizations, and communities, as well as other state and local institutions. Read more here.