Like our community, the blog will continue to exist beyond the parameters of this semester. But for the purpose of assessment, it will “close” at midnight on Sunday, December 8. Until that point, any comments or posts contribute to your
If you had to choose one of these quotations as the motto or theme for Paul Yoon’s book, which one would it be? Or is there a different phrase from the book you would choose?
As promised in class, this file includes archival documents related to the internment of people of Japanese ancestry from the west coast:
I thought I’d draw from your participation cards yesterday a few of the topics or issues that haven’t really gotten much or any discussion at all. Feel free to respond to them in the comments or to start new posts:
People, Carleigh and I were talking a bit this morning and it prompted me to make a brief post about something Amber’s questions had raised. I think we did a good job in class yesterday of articulating what the ghosts
On October 21, we will host Professor Renee Romano from Oberlin College, who will also be giving an evening lecture based on her recent book Historians on Hamilton. Professor Romano served as a coordinator of the 2018 exhibit Courage and
The James Farmer Multicultural Center is co-sponsoring a social justice trip with the office of the Vice-President for Equity and Access to travel the same route of the 1961 Freedom Riders from Fredericksburg (which was the first stop after they
When we consider the history of a nation, we might ask ourselves: Who is memorialized for their contributions and who is not? Whose name is known and whose unknown? And whose voices are heard and whose silenced? Despite a rich