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Contingent representing several Latin American countries, with float like giant shoe, annual Seattle LGBT Pride parade, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington, 1995.

Teaching the Pulse Massacre

Friday, July 8, 2016

In a recent post on the OAH's blog, Process, Professor Julio Capó, Jr., discusses how to teach about events such as the recent mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. He explains that...

New Book: The Politics of Culture in Soviet Azerbaijan, 1920-1940 by Professor Audrey Altstadt

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The early Soviet Union's nationalities policy involved the formation of many national republics, within which "nation building" and "modernization" were undertaken for the benefit of "backward"...

New Book: The Politics of Culture in Soviet Azerbaijan, 1920-1940 by Professor Audrey Altstadt

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The early Soviet Union's nationalities policy involved the formation of many national republics, within which "nation building" and "modernization" were undertaken for the benefit of "backward"...

Conscious Collaboration: Grassroots Opportunities for NYS Cultural Organizations

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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,...

Course highlight: Alumnus Kenneth Feinberg's "Historical Responses to Unique Catastrophes"

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

In the spring 2016 semester, UMass History alumnus Kenneth Feinberg '67 taught an honors class titled "Historical Responses to Unique Catastrophes."...

Professor Manisha Sinha interviewed by Slate's Rebecca Onion

Monday, June 20, 2016

Slate's history writer Rebecca Onion recently interviewed Professor Manisha Sinha about what gun control advocates can learn from abolitionists who helped end slavery. Professor Sinha explains what...