Past Updates

May 2023


April 2023

Baltimore (David Schley)

January 2023

Chicago (Ann Durkin Keating)
Latin Jazz and Salsa (Raúl A. Fernandez)

December 2022

American Orientalism (Osamah F. Khalil)

November 2022

African American Radio (Teisha Dupree-Wilson)
The Tuskegee Syphilis Study (Susan M. Reverby)

October 2022

Arab American Literature (Pauline Homsi Vinson)
Community-Based Organizations (Amanda I. Seligman)
Race Films (Alyssa Lopez)
The Draft in U.S. History (Megan Threlkeld)

September 2022


August 2022


July 2022


June 2022

Latinx Criminality (Max Felker-Kantor)

May 2022


April 2022


March 2022

Jews in the US Armed Forces (Jessica Cooperman)

January 2022


December 2021

Atlantic History (Alison Games)
Black Nationalism (Mark Newman)
Civil War Regiments (Lesley J. Gordon)

November 2021


October 2021

Elizabeth Seton, American Saint (Catherine O'Donnell)

September 2021

The Black Press (Kim Gallon)


August 2021

Japanese American Buddhism (Michihiro Ama, Michael Masatsugu)
Latino Workers (Emiliano Aguilar)
The History of Route 66 (Stephen Mandrgoc, David Dunaway)

June 2021

Anne Hutchinson (Lynn Westerkamp)
Financial Crises in American History (Christoph Nitschke, Mark Rose)

May 2021

The Information Economy (Jamie L. Pietruska)

April 2021

Brown v. Board of Education (Christopher W. Schmidt)
The Multinational Corporation (Paula De la Cruz-Fernandez)

March 2021

Latinxs and the US Census (G. Cristina Mora)
United States Financial History (Christy Ford Chapin)

February 2021

Adventism in America (Gilbert Valentine)
California Indians (Benjamin L. Madley)
Jewish American Cinema (Marat Grinberg)
Judaism in America (Jack Wertheimer)
Latinx Assimilation (Catherine S. Ramírez)

January 2021

Pentecostalism in America (Roger G. Robins)

December 2020

Child Migrants in 20th-Century America (Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez)
Old and New Directions in the History of Lynching (John Giggie, Emma Jackson Pepperman)
The Quaker "Invasion" (Adrian Chastain Weimer)

November 2020

The Huguenots in America (Bertrand Van Ruymbeke)
The Nineteenth-Century South in Film (Matthew Christopher Hulbert)

October 2020

Indian Gaming (Laurie Arnold)
Latina/o Politics (Benjamin Francis-Fallon)
The Rise of the Sunbelt South (Katherine R. Jewell)

September 2020

India-US Relations (Tanvi Madan)
Puritan Women in Early America (M. Michelle Jarrett Morris)

August 2020

Postbellum Banking (Robert Wright)
US-Egypt Relations (Karim Elkady)

July 2020

The 1970s (L. Benjamin Rolsky)

June 2020

Spanglish (Ilan Stavans)
The Sanctuary Movement (Sergio González)

May 2020

The Sanctuary Movement (Sergio Gonzalez)

April 2020

Progressivism and US Power (John A. Thompson)
The Clinton Scandals (Clodagh Harrington)

March 2020

Hollywood Politics (Kathryn Cramer Brownell)
US-Italian Relations (Leopoldo Nuti, Daniele Fiorentino)

February 2020

Mapping Native North America (James Taylor Carson)
Working-Class Anti-Unionism (Dana M. Caldemeyer)

January 2020

The Iran-Contra Affair (Malcolm Byrne)
The New South (W. Fitzhugh Brundage)
The Watergate Crisis (Dafydd Townley)

December 2019

The Catawba Indians (Brooke Bauer)
The Gay South (Jerry Watkins)
US Grand Strategy (Thomas P. Cavanna)
US-Saudi Relations (Victor McFarland)

November 2019

The Failure of Labor Unionism in the US South (Cody R. Melcher, Michael Goldfield)
US-Eastern Europe Relations (Gregory F. Domber)

October 2019

Slave Narratives (John Ernest)
The Cultural Cold War (Patrick Iber)

September 2019

Ireland-US Relations (Sophie Cooper)
Military Strategy in the Civil War (Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh)
The Cuban Revolution (Michael J. Bustamante)
US-Brazil Relations (James Cameron)
US-Vietnam Relations (Amanda C. Demmer)
William McKinley and American Empire (Michael Patrick Cullinane)

August 2019

Labor and US Foreign Relations (Elizabeth McKillen)

July 2019


June 2019

The Persian Gulf War (Spencer D. Bakich)
The United States and China (Gregg A. Brazinsky)
The United States and International Terrorism (Mary S. Barton, David M. Wight)
US-Caribbean Relations (Tyson Reeder)

May 2019


April 2019

Latina/o Sexuality (Pablo Mitchell, Xavier Tirado)
US-Central America Relations (Evan D. McCormick)
US-Japan Relations (Jennifer M. Miller)

March 2019

US War in Iraq since 2003 (Timothy Andrews Sayle)
Wilsonianism (Trygve Throntveit)

February 2019

Lobbying and Business Associations (Benjamin C. Waterhouse)
Strikebreakers (Stephen H. Norwood)
The First Red Scare (Adam J. Hodges)
US-NATO Relations (Susan Colbourn)

January 2019

Freedom of the Press (Sam Lebovic)
Iran-U.S. Relations (Kelly J. Shannon)
Latinx Environmentalism (Sara C. Fingal)
The Knights of Labor (Matthew Hild)
US-Chilean Relations (Patrick William Kelly)

December 2018

The Mexican Revolution (Benjamin H. Johnson)
United States Vagrancy Laws (Risa L. Goluboff, Adam Sorensen)

November 2018

Law in Early America (Sally Hadden)
Prostitution in America (Jessica Pliley)

October 2018

Schools in U.S. Cities (Ansley T. Erickson)

September 2018

August 2018

Railroads in U.S. History (Albert Churella)

July 2018

DDT and Pesticides (Frederick Rowe Davis)
The Sit-In Movement (Christopher W. Schmidt)
Urban Renewal (Christopher Klemek)

June 2018

Haymarket Riot and Conspiracy (Timothy Messer-Kruse)
Women and the US War in Vietnam (Jessica M. Frazier)

May 2018

April 2018

Antebellum U.S. Labor Markets (Joshua L. Rosenbloom)
Latina/o Religious Politics (Felipe Hinojosa)
The Great Depression (Erik Gellman, Margaret Rung)
The Oil Industry (Christopher J. Castañeda)

March 2018

February 2018

Latino Urbanism (A. K. Sandoval-Strausz)
Latinos and the Law (Allison Brownell Tirres)
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina (Malinda Maynor Lowery)

January 2018

U.S.-Iraq Relations, 1920–2003 (Brandon Wolfe-Hunnicutt)

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

Technology and the Environment (Timothy James LeCain)

September 2017

Rap Music (Austin McCoy)

August 2017

Isolationism (Justus D. Doenecke)

July 2017

Roe v. Wade (Mary Ziegler)

June 2017

The Long War on Drugs (Anne L. Foster)

May 2017

Temperance and Prohibition (H. Paul Thompson Jr.)

April 2017

Suburbanization in the United States after 1945 (Becky Nicolaides, Andrew Wiese)

March 2017

Latino Environmentalism (Sara C. Fingal), summary
Latinos in Film (Laura Isabel Serna)
Public Sector Unionism (Joseph E. Hower)
Technology and the Environment (Timothy James LeCain), summary
The History of the U.S. Supreme Court (Timothy S. Huebner), summary
U.S.-Israel Relations (Olivia L. Sohns)
United States Strategy in the Asia-Pacific (Michael R. Anderson), summary

February 2017

American Film since 1945 (Joshua Gleich)
Latino Literature (Elda María Román)
Religion and Race in America (Emily Suzanne Clark)

January 2017

December 2016

Rock and Roll (Eric Weisbard)
The New Deal (Wendy L. Wall)
The U.S.–Mexico War (Omar Valerio-Jiménez)

November 2016

Fur Trades (Carolyn Podruchny, Stacy Nation-Knapper)

October 2016

Latinos and the Law (Allison Brownell Tirres), summary

September 2016

U.S.-Franco Relations (Kathryn C. Statler)

August 2016

American Foreign Economic Policy (Daniel J. Sargent), summary
Buddhism in America (Jeff Wilson)
Lutherans in America (Mark A. Granquist)
New Women in Early 20th-Century America (Einav Rabinovitch-Fox), summary
Origins of the Vietnam War (Jessica M. Chapman)
The Northern Homefront (Nicole Etcheson, Cortney Cantrell)
The Puritans (Sarah Rivett)
The Scopes Trial (Adam R. Shaprio)
Transcendentalism (David M. Robinson)
U.S.-Argentine Relations (Jennifer Hoyt)
U.S.-Bolivia Relations (James F. Siekmeier)

July 2016

Catholicism in the United States (Margaret McGuinness)
The Salem Witch Trials (Emerson W. Baker)

June 2016

The Asian American Movement (Daryl Joji Maeda)
United States Vagrancy Laws (Risa L. Goluboff), summary

May 2016

Late 19th-Century U.S. Indian Policy (C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa)
Protestantism in America (John Fea), summary
The 1960s (Robert O. Self)
The National Parks (Donald Worster)

April 2016

Agriculture, Food, and the Environment (Kathleen A. Brosnan, Jacob Blackwell)
Latino/a and African American Relations (Brian D. Behnken) (summary)
Mexican Immigration to the United States (Ramón A. Gutiérrez) (summary)
Temperance and Prohibition (H. Paul Thompson) (summary)
The 1980s (Doug Rossinow)
U.S.-Israel Relations (Olivia L. Sohns) (summary)

March 2016

Asian International Adoptions (Allison Varzally)
Federalism (Alison L. LaCroix)
Mormonism (Matthew Bowman)
The Creek Confederacy (Andrew Frank)
U.S. Imperialism, 1898–1914 (Robert McGreevey) (summary)

February 2016

January 2016

Catholicism in the United States (Margaret McGuinness) summary
Origins of the Vietnam War (Jessica M. Chapman) summary
Smuggling in Early America (Christian J. Koot)
The Bracero Guest Worker Program (Ana Elizabeth Rosas) summary
U.S.-Bolivian Relations (James F. Siekmeier) summary


December 2015

Buddhism in America (Jeff Wilson) summary
Chinese Herbalists in America (Haiming Liu) summary
The Salem Witch Trials (Emerson W. Baker) summary

November 2015

Parks in Urban America (David Schuyler)
Public Authorities (Gail Radford)

October 2015

Anti-Imperialism (Robert David Johnson)
Southeast Asian Americans (Chia Youyee Vang)
The 1950s (Jennifer Delton)

September 2015

Angel Island Immigration Station (Judy Yung, Erika Lee)
King Philip's War, 1675–1678 (Lisa T. Brooks) summary
Latino Catholicism (Timothy Matovina)
Suburbanization before 1945 (Ann Durkin Keating)
The Korean War (James I. Matray)

August 2015


July 2015


June 2015

The American Experience during World War II (Michael C.C. Adams) summary

May 2015

The Society of American Indians (K. Tsianina Lomawaima)

March 2015

Indian Removals (John P. Bowes)
Native Americans and Cities (Nicolas G. Rosenthal)
The Enlightenment and America (John M. Dixon) summary
The Panama Canal and the United States (Michael E. Donoghue) summary

December 2014

Federal Indian Law (N. Bruce Duthu)
Indian Slavery (Christina Snyder)

October 2014


April 2014

The U.S.–Mexico War (Omar Valerio-Jiménez) summary

February 2014

The Northern Homefront (Nicole Etcheson, Cortney Cantrell) summary