—Nicole Rafter The great centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide is almost over. With parades in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City, massive rallies in Argentina, prayer services in Washington, D.C., historical displays
—Bertin M. Louis, Jr. [This post originally appeared on Mark Anthony Neal’s blog, NewBlackMan (in Exile).] In communities across the globe, thousands of Haitians celebrate Haitian Flag Day every May 18 at concerts and ceremonies, on
One Day in December casts a spotlight on the remarkable “missing actor” of the Cuban Revolution, Celia Sánchez. Based on ten years of original research, the biography draws on interviews with Sánchez’s friends, family, and comrades in the
—Andrew Guthrie Ferguson [This article originally appeared in The Atlantic online. Read it here.] A few weeks ago, the California Assembly passed legislation that for the first time would make non-citizens eligible for jury service.
Silvia Domínguez, author of Getting Ahead (NYU Press, 2010), recently appeared on the Huffington Post with an excellent piece on the refugee roots of the Boston Marathon bombers. An excerpt appears below. Dzhokhar was eight years old and Tamerlan
—Ediberto Román and Bobby Joe Bracy [This post originally appeared on the Latinovations blog. Read it here.] After decades of inaction, this week’s unveiling of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” immigration proposal suggests that Congress
We are so excited to announce that the NYU Press has won three design awards in the 2013 New York Book Show! Sponsored by the Bookbinders’ Guild of New York, the New York Book Show celebrates excellence
—Simone Cinotto My book, Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California began while I was researching for another project on the foodways of Italian immigrants in New York, 1900-1940 (The Italian