America’s Original Sin
Slavery and the legacy of white supremacy.
December 20, 2018
3 Reasons the American Revolution Was a Mistake
Washington changed the world forever when he crossed the Delaware—for the worse.
July 2, 2015
Beyond the Middle Passage
Intra-American trafficking magnified slavery’s impact.
Inqury @ UC Santa Cruz
July 1, 2018
Nostalgia’s Blurring Glow
Among urbanists, there has been a growing and rather emotional fascination with old corporate signage.
New York Times
June 13, 2014
Ages of Revolution: How Old Were the Early American Leaders on July 4, 1776?
They have shaped America, but how old were they on Independence Day?
Journal of the American Revolution
August 8, 2013
Can History Avoid Conspiracy?
Historians still lack a good way to define, discuss, and address historical actions that appear to be "conspiracies."
Society for U.S. Intellectual History
June 4, 2018
Why Is History Always About Humans?
As historians turn their attention to animals, they are shedding new light on what it means to be human.
July 13, 2018
Making History Go Viral
Historians used the Twitter thread to add context and accuracy to the news cycle in 2018. Here’s how they did it.
December 11, 2018
How Would You Draw History?
When cracks start to appear in the world order, the old textbook timeline just won’t do.
New York Times
November 19, 2018
Infrastructures of Memory
It is not just what is remembered that is important, but how it is remembered.
Brianne M. Wesolowski
Tropics of Meta
December 4, 2018
Atlanta's Famed Cyclorama Mural Will Tell the Truth About the Civil War Once Again
One of the war's greatest battles was fought again and again on a spectacular canvas nearly 400 feet long. At last, the real history is being restored.
December 1, 2018
Frederick Douglass Forum
An online forum on the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass.
David W. Blight
November 30, 2018