What We’re Reading: Week of 19th February

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Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. If you come across something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comments section.



Heather Agyepong, “The Forgotten Story of the Women Behind the Black British Panthers,” (The Debrief)

Tina Cartwright, “Whodunnit to whom? A case for language preservation,” (overland)

Pierre Challier, “Patrick Weil, historien, <<Il faut des procédures communes avec nos voisins»” (Ladepeche.fr)

Pamela E. Klassen, “When Secularism Fails Women,” (Public Books)

Thania Sanchez, “More of the same? Human Rights in an Age of Inequality,” (LawfareBlog)



Online Forum: W.E.B. Du Bois @ 150” (Black Perspectives).

Greg Afinogenov, “Ice Age: Society as checkpoint” (N+1).

Hugo Drochon, “France’s Machiavellian Moment: Then and Now” (Tocqueville21).

Magali Della Sudda, “L’Europe des anti-genre” (Viedesidées).



Priya Satia, “Guns and the British Empire” (Aeon)

William Howarth, “Reading Thoreau at 200” (The American Scholar)

Walter Johnson, “To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice” (Boston Review)

Thomas Meaney, “A Celebrity Philosopher Explains the Populist Insurgency” (New Yorker)



Anna Deavere Smith, “Ghost Whisperers” (NYRB)

Regina Marler, “In the Cauldron at Midnight” (NYRB)

Oliver Moody, “The Oddness of Isaac Newton” (TLS)

Brian Cummings, “Naked Luther” (Marginalia)

Christopher Turner, “Cinematic Airs” (Cabinet)

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