- “Ways of Interpreting Queer Pasts,” an article by Graduate Careers Coordinator Susan Ferentinos (Ph.D., Indiana University) appears in Queering Public History: A Special Issue of The Public Historian.
- On June 6, 2019, Jeff Gould published Making Sense of Bernie’s Sandinista Sympathies in The New Republic.
- The US edition of Sarah Knott's Mother Is A Verb: An Unconventional History was published by Farrar Straus and Giroux on 2nd April. The book was launched at the Library Company of Philadelphia and reviewed in
NewYork Times, Wall Street Journal, Time, Public Books and Ploughshares. In the UK, Sarah discussed Mother in venues from the British Library (alongside novelist Tessa McWatt) to London's Feminist Book Society to BBC Radio 4. In May she joined Bart van Es to discuss new forms of writing in the humanities for London's Institute of Historical Research, and in June she discussed being a historian in the Age of Trump at the John Rylands Library in Manchester. This Spring and Summer she wrote for the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and Lit Hub and was interviewed for the Los Angeles Review of Books. NYT review of Mother here:https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/08/books/review/pregnancy-mothering-history.html
- Emeritus Professor of History Jim Madison recently gave the keynote address at the Midwestern History Association Conference. His talk on the Ku Klux Klan in the Midwest was recorded by C-SPAN and is at https://www.c-span.org/video/?460982-1/ku-klux-klan-1920s-midwest.
- Congratulations to Emeritus Professor of History David Ransel on his receipt of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies’ Distinguished Contribution Award.
- Mark Roseman gave the public lecture. “Die Rettung der Geschichte. Hilfe für Juden
imDritten Reich aus unterschiedlichen zeitlichemBlickwinkel“ (The rescue of History .Helpfor Jews in the Third Reich viewed from different points in time”) at the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt, May 8, 2019. The German talk can be heard online at:https://www.fritz-bauer-institut.de/audioarchiv/vortrag-mark-roseman-2019.
- With the Polish journalist and author Anna
Bikonthe took part in the public event „History and memory of the rescue of Jews during the Holocaust – a meeting with Anna Bikont and Mark Roseman,“ at the Polish Historical Center PAN. Zentrum für historischeForschung Berlin der Polnischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, May 9, 2019.
- He gave the lecture “Surviving with a vengeance? Fears and realities of Jewish Revenge after the Holocaust,” at the conference Gewalt
imNachkrieg. Postwar Violence 1945-1949, organized by the NS-Dokumentationszentrum Munich, June 27-28, 2019. The talk was featured in an article in the Süddeutsche Zeitunghttps://www.sueddeutsche.de/kultur/holocaust-rache-weltkrieg-1.4506374
- Mark’s book Lives, reclaimed. A story of rescue and resistance in Nazi Germany appeared with Metropolitan Books, New York, August 13. Other international editions are pending.
- Rebecca Spang’s “For a fistful of ‘siege money’….” [on the threat by right-wing Italian politicians to issue low-denomination Treasury Bonds that would compete in circulation with euros] appeared in the Financial Times on June 13, 2019. (The on-line version, published a day earlier, has a slightly different title.) Her “What the French Revolution teaches us about the dangers of gerrymandering,” was published in the Washington Post on July 14, 2019.