Erstwhile editors share a small selection from their summer reading lists.
White supremacists are co-opting and twisting medieval European history, ignoring the reality of a diverse medieval past while capitalizing on the problems within medieval studies itself.
Kyle Robinson highlights opportunities for collaborating with undergraduates and teaching history beyond the walls of the classroom. Robinson received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Rochester in 2018 and is currently Assistant Professor of European History at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL. “Are you eating a whole chicken?” I looked in…
This week, Erstwhile editor Kerri Clement spoke with Dr. Brianna Theobold about her recent book, “Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century.”
Taika Waititi’s (Māori) Jojo Rabbit (2019) is a film that simultaneously reminds audiences of the beauty of youthful innocence and the pernicious toxicity of Nazism—two things that moviegoers of all ages in this moment of xenophobia and nationalism could stand to be reminded of. Note: spoilers ahead.
In this post, editor Kerri Clement briefly reviews the origin(s) of the National Western Stock Show, which is held in Denver every January.
Join our editors as they share some of the books they will be enjoying in their downtime over the winter break.
Erstwhile editor Graeme Pente reviews Bohemians: A Graphic History (Verso, 2014). In Bohemians: A Graphic History (2014), Paul Buhle, David Berger, and Luisa Cetti help a dozen artists bring to life an impressive cast of historical characters who lived on the margins of mainstream society while pushing the creative boundaries of diverse forms of art. Covering the…