Elizabeth Grennan Browning's op-ed "Those most at risk might be most wary of a coronavirus vaccine: Racism in medicine, including through forced vaccinations, has created skepticism toward public health campaigns" was published on September 11 in the Washington Post Made by History blog: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/09/11/why-those-most-risk-covid-19-might-be-most-wary-vaccine/
In June Maria Bucur published "Gender as Proselytism. Romania's Education Law Hits a new Low" in Public Seminar. The topic of that piece is at the center of the event hosted by the Romanian Studies Program at Indiana University, "Gender Studies and Gender Justice in Contemporary Romania: Challenges and Opportunities, " on September 17th at noon.
Danny James and Kevin Coleman (Ph.D., 2011) have coedited a special issue of Photography and Culture, "Capitalism and the Limits of Photography". The issue also contains an article by Jennifer Boles (Ph.D., 2015) on her new documentary film, "The Reversal". The online version is now available.
Ph.D. candidate Liam Kingsley was interviewed on an episode of the Namibian's Heartbeat podcast entitled "The Dramaturgy of the Pandemic," in which he discussed the significance of narratives to the coronavirus pandemic in Namibia and the United States. Listen on Youtube here.
Graduate student Szabolcs László recently published an article about the 1959 televised lecture series on Russian history by professor Robert F. Byrnes (who also served as history department chair between 1958-65). The article explores the history of instructional television in the U.S. and highlights some of potential implications it holds for the future of online education.
Ed Linenthal's essay, "Living Alongside the Holocaust: A Personal and Professional Journey," appears in Carol Rittner and John K. Roth, eds., Advancing Holocaust Studies. Routledge, 2021. Ed was also quoted in a September 10 Chicago Tribune article discussing the communal sentiments of disaster.
Ph.D. candidate Asher Lubotzky co-authored with Dr. Ofir Winter an article that deals with the recent tensions between Ethiopia and Egypt concerning the water of the Nile. It will be part of the October 2020 issue of the Strategic Assessment Journal of the Institute for National Security Studies.
Mark Roseman published the chapter "The costs and limits of making good," in Christoph Kreutzmüller and Jonathan R Zatlin (eds.) Dispossession. Plundering German Jewry 1933-1953, University of Michigan Press, 2020, pp.282-308.
Ph.D. candidate Stepan Serdiukov's interview with Ivan Kurilla, Professor at the Political Sciences Department of the European University at Saint Petersburg, is now upon Russian Studies Workshop's website. Their discussion focused on the challenges of research and teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, the disruption COVID-19 brought to the academic exchange between Russia and the US, and the meaning the the Black Lives Matter protests in the US are taking on for the Russian audience.