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Jan 28 2015
The Jewish Lives biography series published by Yale University Press, a collection of volumes now numbering more than twenty and edited under the supervision of Steven J.
Bookcover for Allyson Hobbs book
Jan 27 2015 | KALW Public Radio
On the January 27, 2015 episode of “Crosscurrents,” we are talking about identity. We have heard how people, whether intentionally or not, can “pass” as another race, just by the sound of their voice. Passing can also be a full-time, physical endeavor. The United States has a long history of...
Head shot of Carl N. Degler
Jan 7 2015 | Stanford Report
Stanford Pulitzer Prize-winning historian dies at 93 A leading post-World War II historian, Stanford Professor Carl Degler was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his groundbreaking 1972 book on slavery and race relations. One colleague described him as a scholar who crossed disciplinary boundaries and...
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Students in SIMILE, an intensive year-long humanities program with a focus on the history of science, put hand-made ink to hand-made paper to recreate the ancient manuscript process. Their projects captured for posterity snippets of ancient and modern knowledge necessary to understand our world....
Book covers of Carson and Hobbs books
Dec 16 2014 | The Root
Claybore Carson, Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, and Allyson Hobbs, Assistant Professor of American History, have both have books listed in  ""The Best 15 Nonfiction Books by African American Authors in 2014" by Root. To...