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Finding the Words: An Account of UW-Madison’s 2016 CHE Graduate Student Symposium

Erstwhile editor Julia Frankenbach recounts her experience at “E is for Environment,” UW-Madison’s recent graduate student symposium hosted by the Center for Culture, History & the Environment (CHE). Last Saturday morning, an unfamiliar rosy light filtered through curtains. Expecting a rosy sunrise, I looked from my window on the fourth floor of a conference center…

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February(ish) Links Round-Up

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month.  The Academy’s Dirty Secret by Joel Warner and Aaron Clauset The gloomy news from the academy is nearly farcical in its pervasion and consistency, but such is the world that corporatizing universities have made. A recent study published in…

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Revolution or Reform? Bernie Sanders and American Socialism

    Erstwhile editor Graeme A. Pente offers a brief history of socialism in the United States, highlighting its relationship to Bernie Sanders’s campaign. Bernie Sanders’s campaign for the Democratic Party nomination has produced an incredible amount of public discussion. As his polling numbers have risen and after his surprising successes in the early primaries, one…

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January Links Round-Up

  Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month. She admits that this month’s links round-up is even more grab-bag than usual, opening with dispatches from academia, and ending with two (hopefully useful) online resources. Academics Get Real by Colleen Flaherty During the last two weeks of…