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Black Intellectual History: A JHI Blog Forum

Marginalia: Notes on the Teachable Moment

by guest contributor Nile Davies

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Black Intellectual History: A JHI Blog Forum

Breathing Life into Black Intellectual History

by guest contributor Ashley Farmer

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Think Piece

Empire of Abstraction: British Social Anthropology in the “Dependencies”

by guest contributor Nile A. Davies

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Intellectual history

A conversation with Prof. Surekha Davies: From our occasional podcast series

In our inaugural podcast, Contributing Editor Cynthia Houng speaks with Prof. Surekha Davies about her book, Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human: New Worlds, Maps and Monsters (Cambridge University Press, 2016), winner of the 2016 Morris D. Forkosch Prize for the best first book in intellectual history. Below, you’ll find some of the […]

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Interview

Race, Rights, and Reform: An Interview with Sarah C. Dunstan

by editor Anne Schult

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Think Piece

“Brilliantly Devised, Grossly Packaged Confusion”: Eames’s “World of Franklin & Jefferson” Exhibition and Reclaiming Revolution during America’s Post-Traumatic Decade

by guest contributor Thomas Cryer

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What We're Reading

Reading Recommendations: Pandemics Past and Present

Classic books and recent essays that have helped us understand pandemics in the past and present.

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Intellectual history

What we’re reading this week

Sundry readings from our editorial team this week: AJ: Alina Cohen, “The Legendary Bars Where Famous Artists Drank, Debated, and Made Art History” (Artsy) Lungisile Ntsebeza, “This Land is Our Land” (Foreign Policy) Ronald Brownstein, “American Higher Education Hits a Dangerous Milestone” (The Atlantic) Shaun Manning, “The White House Correspondents’ Dinner’s Controversial Jokes… in Action […]