In the fall, Stephen Buono (Ph.D., 2020) will be an Ernest May Fellow in History & Policy at Harvard University.
Indiana University alumnus and former Ferrell student Douglas Dixon's Beyond Truman: Robert H. Ferrell and Crafting the Past (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020) will be released in paperback May 15, 2022. See here for more details.
Maria Bucur’s recent book, The Nation’s Gratitude: World War I and Citizenship Rights in Interwar Romania (Routledge, 2022) was the subject of this extended interview on the New Books Network: https://newbooksnetwork.com/the-nations-gratitude.
Janine Giordano Drake is the co-recipient of a grant from the American Library Association to host a six-week-long book club on the Women’s Suffrage Movement. The discussion will take place on Thursdays in June and July at the Owen County Library (Indiana).
Julia Roos presented (via Zoom) the paper, “Fear of ‘Internal Pollution’: Biracial ‘Occupation Children’ in Germany, 1920-1960,” at the workshop, Ȇtre métis.se dans les Empires, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, March 3, 2022. On March 4, Julia participated (in person) in the Symposium on Post-Fascist Politics in Germany and Japan, University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she talked about “Biracial ‘Occupation Children’ and the Limits of Americanization of German Racial Discourse.”
Please join Carl Weinberg on March 30, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the IMU Persimmon Room for the IU campus launch of his new book Red Dynamite: Creationism, Culture Wars, and Anticommunism in America (Cornell University Press, 2021). The event will feature brief remarks by the author, comments from Professor Janine Giordano Drake (History) and Candy Gunther Brown (Religious Studies), plus conversation with the audience and a reception to follow. Sponsors are the Political and Civic Engagement (PACE) program, the Liberal Arts and Management Program (LAMP), and the IU Department of Religious Studies.