Nearly 70 years after the United States bombed Japan in 1945, Michigan State University has acquired the world’s largest collection of interviews with bomb survivors living in North and South America. After months of cataloging, 56 interviews of those who lived through bombings in Nagasaki and Hiroshima – ranging from 45 minutes to several hours [...]
Archive for March, 2013
This documentary film journeys through the experiences and memories of Antonia Castañeda from her migrant family’s cycles between Crystal City, south Texas, and the Yakima Valley in Washington state, to her coming of age as a Chicana activist, community organizer, feminist, teacher, mentor and scholar. Shifting away from documentarian conventions, the film proposes a non-linear [...]
Ashley Wiersma’s academic blog, Colonialism Through the Veil, was recently featured on Settler Colonial Studies, a website affiliated with the field’s peer-reviewed journal and edited by Lorenzo Veracini and Edward Cavanagh.
Leslie Page Moch will deliver the keynote address, “Repertoires and Regimes of Human Mobility: On the Move in 20th-Century Eurasia,” at an interdisciplinary conference in St. Louis on Friday, April 5. The Conference, On the Move: Migration and Mobility in East and Central Europe and Eurasia, is sponsored by the Migration, Identity, and State Research [...]
Graduate Student Joshua Grace, an Africanist historian, has accepted a tenure steam job offer from University of South Carolina. Congratulations Josh!