Elizabeth Grennan Browning published "Sanitary Homesteads and Maternal Responsibility: Gendered Authorities Over Environmental Exposures to Pesticides in Indiana Agriculture" in the Indiana Magazine of History's September 2020 issue. Lizzie is also part of a team of interdisciplinary researchers from the Environmental Resilience Institute that recently received a $1.4M grant from the National Science Foundation's Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) program to study drought, farmers' decision-making, and soil microbiology in the St. Joseph watershed. Her role in the project is conducting oral histories with farm families and translating the biologists' and social scientists' research within public history and science exhibitions.
Maria Bucur has co-edited a special issue of Feminist Encounters, "East European Feminisms", available here through open access.
Janine Giordano Drake; wrote a commissioned article entitled "Labor Sunday and the Entitlements of the Unemployed" for the University of Chicago Divinity School publication, Sightings.
On May 28, Ph.D. student Jon Manley presented a paper, "Thucydides and the 'Luck' of Pylos," at the 116th annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, held virtually.
Ph.D. Candidate Laura Y. Merrell designed and organized a panel which was accepted for the 2021 AHA's annual conference. The panel, entitled "Law and the Family: Histories of Gender and Race in 18th- and 19th- Century American, French, and British Settler Colonies," is co-sponsored by the North American Conference on British Studies and French Historical Studies. It was to be held in her hometown of Seattle, WA, but alas the pandemic has scuppered conference plans.
Jakobi Williams was interviewed in the Indianapolis Recorder ;earlier this year on voting and African Americans. He later presented his research on "The Franchise: The Ebb and Flow of Representation and the Raising of Voices" at the National Council on Public History Annual Meeting ;and at a number of invited lectures, including "When We Vote We Win: African Americans and the Circumvention of Voting", Second Baptist Church, Bloomington, Indiana, and "The Future of African American Studies", University of Florida. On September 14, Jakobi will speak on "Power to All People: Historical and Contemporary Coalition Building" for the Minority Health Film Festival, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.