July 26, 2021
Kate Mulry, author of An Empire Transformed (NYU Press, 2021), spoke with the online journal Current about her writing process, research, and the impetus for her path-breaking work in American history. Read the full conversation below.
July 12, 2021
In this feature from Dilettante Army, learn how Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper’s work fits into a lineage of American conservatism.
July 7, 2021
—Jared Ross Hardesty
World Chocolate Day offers the opportunity to reflect on chocolate’s global history and how its past is still present today. And that past is much more sinister than a quaint, celebratory holiday suggests.
May 6, 2021
Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.
May 5, 2021
We caught up with author Cecilia Tichi about the inspiration and research behind her fascinating new book, as well as her own favorite Gilded Age cocktails.
April 27, 2021
—Matthew J. Clavin
As we continue to struggle with the power and history of racism, it is instructive to remember the United States’ role in the destruction of Negro Fort.
April 5, 2021
—Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
How can all of us better challenge falsehoods of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s docility and call attention to the complexities of their past and present experiences in the United States and elsewhere?
March 9, 2021
To celebrate the release of Growing Up Bank Street, we spoke with author Donna Florio about the experiences she explores in this moving memoir