Cynthia Bannon’s Casebook on Roman Water Law was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2020.
Elizabeth Grennan Browning published "Sanitary Homesteads and Maternal Responsibility" in the Indiana Magazine of History. Browning also co-curated, with Eric Sandweiss, the exhibition Hoosier Lifelines: Environmental and Social Change along the Monon, 1847-2020, which debuted at the IU Grunwald Gallery of Art.
Maria Bucur co-edited a special issue of Feminist Encounters, "East European Feminisms," available here through open access.
Kalani Craig served as Communications Chair for the Medieval Academy of America conference.
Nick Cullather published "The Architecture of Fear Has Already Made Congress Worse" in The Atlantic on February 10, 2021.
Deborah Deliyannis’s chapter "Bishops, Cities, and Historical Memory" appeared in A Companion to Byzantine Italy. She also co-chaired the program committee for the Medieval Academy of America conference.
Janine Giordano Drake’s book, War for the Soul of the Christian Nation, will be published by Oxford University Press
Susan Ferentinos, the History Department’s Graduate Career Advisor, completed an LGBTQ Historic Context Study for the state of Maryland. Historic context studies are historic preservation documents designed to assist preservationists in identifying, evaluating, and preserving properties significant to an underrepresented aspect of history. Maryland is only the second state in the U.S. to complete a context study for LGBTQ history; the first was Kentucky. More information and a link to the report can be found here. Susan also has been selected to serve on the national committee developing themes to guide museums and historic sites as they plan events to mark the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States in 2026.
Jeff Gould's film, Port Triumph, was selected for the Reel Work Film Festival in Santa Cruz, California. His book, Entre el Bosque y los Arboles: Utopías Menores en El Salvador, Nicaragua y Uruguay [Between the Forest and the Trees: Minor Utopias in ...] has been published by the Editorial Universidad de Guadalajara. He was interviewed about his book Solidarity Under Siege, in two hour-long radio programs in Costa Rica, as part of a series, El Hilo de la Historia and on the radio program, Heartland Labor Forum, on KKFI 90.1, community radio, Kansas City, Missouri. He was also interviewed about his career on a Facebook Livestream, as part of a series called Conversaciones con La Historia.
The IU History department welcomes Associate Professor Sara Gregg, a specialist in American environmental history, this coming fall.
Provost Professor Peter Guardino has given several virtual talks based on his prize-winning book, The Dead March, including one at Oxford University’s Latin American Centre.
Sarah Knott published, with co-editor Emma Griffin, Mothering's Many Labours (Past & Present, Oxford University Press, 2020). The volume includes contributions in Caribbean, North American, West African and European histories.
Lara Kriegel’s The Crimean War and its Afterlife is in production with Cambridge University Press. The College of Arts and Sciences website features an interview with Kriegel, who discusses the challenges of directing the Collins LLC during a pandemic.
Alex Lichtenstein's essay, "Apartheid's Paper Trail," appeared in Public Books on April 22, 2021. Alex also spoke on "From Convict Leasing to Mass Incarceration” in the Convict Leasing and Labor Project's video podcast '"History Exposed."
Stephen Macekura, Associate Professor of International Studies and Adjunct Associate Professor of History, published a book, The Mismeasure of Progress: Economic Growth and its Critics, with the University of Chicago Press.
Mark Roseman was interviewed for the German broadcasting service, Deutschlandfunk about the new Jerusalem Declaration on antisemitism, in which he was involved as an advisor and as a signatory. The piece, in German, can be heard here or found in print here. Mark was also interviewed for the German magazine Konkret about his recent book “Dus bist nicht ganz verlassen.” For German speakers, the interview can be accessed here: https://www.konkret-magazin.de/aktuell/541-manchmal-ging-es-einfach-um-ein-paar-tage-unterschlupf.
Rob Schneider's opinion piece, "January 6: A Day of Populist Transgression," was published by the History News Network.
Leah Shopkow's book, The Saint and the Count: A Case Study For Reading Like a Historian was recently published by the University of Toronto Press.
Rebecca Spang published two widely-read essays in The Atlantic, “The Revolution Is Under Way Already” and “How Revolutions Happen.”
An in-depth interview (in Chinese) with Fei-Hsien Wang on her book Pirates and Publishers was published in Shanghai Review of Books on February 7th, 2021.
Jakobi Williams gave numerous interviews and talks on race, politics, violence, voting rights, and the history of the Black Panthers at a wide variety of venues including NBC News, the University of Florida, Duke University, UCLA, the Minority Health Film Festival, in Milwaukee and the Second Baptist Church, Bloomington, Indiana. In January he was interviewed on FOX 59 News on the inauguration's impact on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See the interview here.
After the March 16 Atlanta shootings, Ellen Wu was interviewed or cited in local, statewide, national, and international media. Her mentions include Los Angeles Times, IDS, GQ, Politico, Buzzfeed, La Presse (Montreal), Indiana Public Media, New York Times (x2), AP, NBC News (x 2), BBC (x2), WTHR TV Indianapolis, WTHI TV Terre Haute, Bustle, KCRW (Santa Monica), KNX (Los Angeles), Vox, Straits Times (Singapore), Business Insider, Boston Globe, Today.com, WISH TV (Indianapolis), Deutsche Welle (Germany). She provided consultation to producers of CBS Sunday Morning and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Mother Jones ran an interview with Ellen Wu about her research ("A California Proposition Could Reinstate Affirmative Action. Why Are Some Asian Americans Against It?"). Back in July 2020, goop (Gwyneth Paltrow's modern lifestyle brand) also featured Wu's research ("The Complex History -- and Ongoing Realities -- of the Model Minority Stereotype").