Historians in the News Historians in the News articles brought to you by History News Network. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 Zend_Feed_Writer 2.1.3 (http://framework.zend.com) http://m.hnn.us/article/category/54 editor@hnn.us (History News Network) History News Network Lonnie Bunch is astonished the African-American History Museum has become a pilgrimage site so fast Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/167016 http://hnn.us/article/167016 no author cited no author cited 0 Nancy Isenberg says what Americans think is exceptional about them is that they erased class distinctions Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/167013 http://hnn.us/article/167013 no author cited no author cited 0 Niall Ferguson’s new book is a warning about the pernicious threat of networks Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/167009 http://hnn.us/article/167009 no author cited no author cited 0 Yale history department now emphasizing global history in undergraduate courses Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/167001 http://hnn.us/article/167001 no author cited no author cited 0 University of Utah appoints first Mormon Studies professor Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166989 http://hnn.us/article/166989 no author cited no author cited 0 Eric Foner discusses the manipulation of history Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166979 http://hnn.us/article/166979 no author cited no author cited 0 Male historian tapped to lead Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166971 http://hnn.us/article/166971 no author cited no author cited 0 Decline in History Majors Continues, Departments Respond Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166964 http://hnn.us/article/166964 Robert B. Townsend Robert B. Townsend 0 He’s 75 now. When he started teaching at the University of New Orleans students walked out on his class. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166957 http://hnn.us/article/166957 no author cited no author cited 0 ‘Fake news’ from 1738 offers lessons for modern historians, says Missouri scholar Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166955 http://hnn.us/article/166955 no author cited no author cited 0 Peter Dreier calls on Americans to build monuments to liberal heroes Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166954 http://hnn.us/article/166954 Peter Dreier Peter Dreier 0 Economics historian Joel Mokyr says it was culture that made the West rich Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166953 http://hnn.us/article/166953 no author cited no author cited 0 “I’m white with the exception of the color of my skin.” Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166948 http://hnn.us/article/166948 Emma Green Emma Green 0 The National Book Award Longlist Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166940 http://hnn.us/article/166940 no author cited no author cited 0 Should we be focusing on 1619 as the beginning of slavery in the US? Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166928 http://hnn.us/article/166928 Michael Guasco Michael Guasco 0 Jonathan Zimmerman steps into the debate over a law professor denounced as racist Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166927 http://hnn.us/article/166927 Jonathan Zimmerman Jonathan Zimmerman 0 Chris Appy is providing running commentary on the new Ken Burns Vietnam saga Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166926 http://hnn.us/article/166926 Christian G. Appy Christian G. Appy 0 She went from prison to a PhD program in history at NYU Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166924 http://hnn.us/article/166924 no author cited no author cited 0 The Discipline of the History Professor in the Age of Trump Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166916 http://hnn.us/article/166916 John Fea John Fea 0 We Legitimize the ‘So-Called’ Confederacy With Our Vocabulary, and That’s a Problem, say some historians Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:41:25 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166915 http://hnn.us/article/166915 Christopher Wilson Christopher Wilson 0